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Abraham Horace Albertson, Paul David Richardson, Joseph Wade Wilson

Active 1924-1939

Headquartered in Seattle, WA; the firm was best known for the Northern Life Tower in Downtown Seattle, WA. Albertson was senior partner of the firm, being six years older than Wilson and 16 years older than Richardson. According to historian, Thomas Veith, the firm had formed in the period c. 1917-1920, but Wilson and Richardson were not referred to as "associates" until 1924.

PCAD id: 1871


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