Male, US, born 1905-07-04, died 1989-03-17

Associated with the firms network

Honnold and Russell, Architects; Russell and Samaniego, Architects; Russell, George Vernon and Associates


Professional History

Draftsman, Edward Necarsulmer, Architect, New York, NY, 1929-1930; Draftsman, York and Sawyer, Architects, New York, NY, 1930-1932; Designer, Edward Necarsulmer, Architect, New York, NY, 1932; Designer, Reginald Johnson, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1933-1934; Partner, [Douglas] Honnold and Russell, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1935-1942; Partner, Russell and [Eduardo J.] Samaniego, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1946-1950; Founding Partner, George Vernon Russell and Associates, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1951- ;

Russell joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Southern California Chapter, in 1947. Director, AIA, Southern California Chapter, 1955-1958; When surveyed in 1962, Russell indicated that he had been NCARB Certified; he was also Registered Architect in the States of CA and NY in 1962.

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1958;

Education

Coursework, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, 1923-1924; B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle, 1928; Dipl., Ecole des Beaux-Arts Americaines en France, Fontainebleau, France, 1928;

MIT Prize, Ecole des Beaux-Arts Americaines en France, Fontainebleau, France, 1928; J. P. Alaux Prize, Ecole des Beaux-Arts Americaines en France, Fontainebleau, France, 1928;

Personal

Russell had been born in California, but attended university in Seattle, WA; he died in Los Angeles County, CA; his last residence was in the 91105 zip code of Pasadena, CA.

Russell's mother's maiden name was Culberson;

Russell married in 1942.

When surveyed in 1955, Russell indicated that he had had two children.

A student watercolor presentation drawing of "A Mountain Inn," (1928), is preserved in a collection of student drawings held at the University of Washington Libraries, Department of Special Collections, Seattle, WA; SSN: 572-20-6510;



Associated Locations

  • San Bernardino, CA (Architect's Birth)
    San Bernardino, CA

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