Council Member
Democrat, South Ward

448 Factory Row
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
336-771-5176 (Office)

South Ward information

About John C. Larson

  • Name: John C. Larson
  • Council Member since: 2016
  • Profession/Vocation: Vice President Architectural Restoration Old Salem / Historian (Ret)

Professional and Community Associations:

  • Member Public Safety Committee
  • Vice Chair of the Public Works Committee
  • Old Salem Area Security Council
  • Business 40 Design Committee
  • Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful
  • WSFC Historic Properties Commission
  • Creative Corridors Coalition
  • Wachiovia Historical Society
  • Southeast Gateway Planning Committee


  • Seminar for Historical Administration, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1998
  • Attingham Trust for the Study of Country Houses, Royal Oak Scholar-Britain, 1989
  • MA, University South Carolina-Applied History
  • The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts Summer Institute, UNC-Greensboro
  • BA, University South Carolina-History



  • Montpelier Architectural Review Board
  • Maryland Senate Chamber Restoration Advisory Board
  • Poplar Forest Architectural Advisory Board
  • Mount Vernon Architectural Advisory Board
  • NC National Register Advisory Committee
  • Marion Covington Foundation Board: 2001-2005; 2009-2012
  • UNCG Public History Committee, Department of History UNCG Co-Instructor of Historic Building Technology Field School
  • Board, Vernacular Architecture Forum: 1987-1990; 1996-1999 Serving as President from 1999-2001 and 1st Vice President 2007-2009
  • UNCG Department of Interior Architecture Advisory Board, 2003-2009

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