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Male, born 12/26/1913

Associated with the firms network

Graham, John and Company, Architects and Engineers; Johnson, Knisely, Chapin and Ridley, Architects; Naramore, Bain, Brady, and Johanson, (NBBJ); Pehrson, G.A., Architect; Ridley, John T., Architect; Thiry, Paul, AIA, Architect; Whitehouse and Price, Architects

Professional History

Draftsman, Middlesex County Council, London, England, 1937-1939; Ridley also worked for a firm in New York; Designer (Preliminaries), Nils Olsson, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1939-1940; Draftsman, J. Gordon Turnbull, Cleveland, OH, 1941-1942; Draftsman, Whitehouse and Price, Architects, Spokane, WA, 1942-1943; Designer, G.A. Pehrson, Architect, Spokane, WA, 1943-1944; Chief Designer, Naramore, Bain, Brady and Johanson, Seattle, WA, 1943-1945; Design and Production Coordinator, Paul Thiry, Architect, Seattle, WA, 1946-1947; Principal, Ridley, John Thompson, Architect, Seattle, WA, worked alone between 1945-1955; Partner, Olsen, Ridley, Olsen, Architects, Seattle, WA, (date unclear, between 1945-1955); Partner, Johnson, Knisely, Chapin and Ridley, Architects, Seattle, WA, c. 1951; Partner, John Graham and Company, Seattle, WA, 1955-(after 1962);

Ridley joined the Washington State Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 1949; Chairman, Public Relations Sub-Committee of the Radio and Television Committee, Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, 1955; Ridley was a Registered Architect in WA in 1956; Member, Kitsap County Planning Commission, 1941-1951;

B.Arch., Ridley College, University of Toronto, Toronto, CA, 1931-1937;


Ridley attended the University of Toronto on an Ontario Association of Architects Scholarship, awarded in 1935; awarded the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Silver Medal in Design, 1937; Awarded Third Prize in competition for the Owens, IL, newspaper plant; Ridley's Panchot House was given an Honor Award by Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 1953;

Associated Locations

  • Galt, ON Canada (Architect's Birth)
    Galt, ON Canada

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PCAD id: 2760