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Male, US, born 1878-02-09, died 1968-09-07

Associated with the firms network

Albertson, Abraham H., and Associates, Architects; Albertson, Wilson and Richardson, Architects; Wilson, Joseph W., Architect


Professional History

Architect, Howells and Stokes, Architects, New York, NY, Seattle, WA, Office, 1907-1918; in this Seattle Office of Howells and Stokes, Wilson worked with A.H. Albertson (1872-1964) on Metropolitan Tract commissions; Architect, Howells and Albertson, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1920-1928; Associate, Abraham H. Albertson and Associates, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1929-c. 1934; Partner, Albertson, Wilson and Richardson, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1935-1939; Chief Architect Supervisor, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Washington State Office, Seattle, WA, 1939-1949; Designer, John W. Mahoney, Architect, Seattle, WA, c. 1950-1953; Architect, Boeing Company, Seattle, WA, c. 1953-1963.

Member, Seattle Architectural Club, Exhibition Committee, 1910;

Education

B.S. in Engineering, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 1903; M.Arch., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 1904;

Personal

Wilson traveled to Washington searching for his brother, a logger, who was lost c. 1906.



Associated Locations

  • Seattle, WA (Architect's Death)
    Seattle, WA

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  • Morristown, IL (Architect's Birth)
    Morristown, IL

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PCAD id: 2620


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