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Male, born 1900-04-21, died 1969-12-14

Associated with the firms network

Bebb and Gould, Architects; Jones and Jacobsen, Associated Architects; Jones, Lovegren, Helms and Jones, Architects; Jones, Victor N., and Associates; McClelland and Jones, Architects; McClelland and Pinneh, Architects; McClelland, Pinneh and Jones, Architects


Professional History

Résumé

Draftsman, Bebb and Gould, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1925.

Draftsman, Wilson, Eyre and John Gilbert McIlvaine, Architects, Philadelphia, PA, 1926.

Designer, Charles Z. Klauder, Architect, Philadelphia, PA, 1926-1928. Charles Zeller Klauder (1872-1938) was a noted authority on university building design.

Designer, McClelland and Pinneh, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1928-1930.

Partner, McClelland, Pinneh and Jones, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1930-1932.

Partner, McClelland and Jones, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1932-1939.

Partner, Holmes and Jones, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1939-1940.

Partner, Stuart, Holmes and Jones, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1940-1942.

Partner, Victor N. Jones and Associates, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1946-1955.

Partner, Jones, Lovegren, Helms and Jones, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1956- 1965. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer noted in its issue of 01/29/1956: "Formation of a new partnership under the name Jones, Lovegren, Helms and Jones has been announced by Victor N. Jones and Associates. The reorganized firm consists of Victor N. Jones, Lloyd J. Lovegren, Kenneth C. Helms and Gayne L. Jones, all members of the American Institute of Architects." (See "Architects Organize New Unit," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 01/29/1956, p. S25.)

Victor Jones retired in 1959. (See Duane A. Dietz and David A. Rash, "Jones, Victor Noble Jarrett," in Shaping Seattle Architecture, [Seattle: University of Washington, 2014], p. 449.)

Professional Activities

Jones completed a 15-week course, Camouflage School, Camouflage Division, Office of Civilian Defense, University of Washington, 10-12/1942.

President, American Institute of Architects, Washington State Chapter, Seattle, WA, 1945-1946.

When surveyed in 1955, Jones was a Registered Architect in the States of AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, OR, and WA, and was NCARB Certified.

Education

College

B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle, 1924.

M.Arch., University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Philadelphia, PA, 1926.

College Awards

Elected to Phi Mu Alpha, University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Seattle, WA, 1923.

Elected to Tau Sigma Delta, University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Seattle, WA, 1924.

Personal

Relocation

Born in Usborne, ON, in 1900, Victor N.J. Jones lived for his early years in Canada.

The architect lived in Le Havre, France before 12/04/1927. He reported an address of 706 Republic Building (office) or Richmond Beach, Seattle, WA, in 1942.

He passed away in the town of Wailuku on Maui, HI.

Spouse

Jones married in 1927.

He wed Ione Belle Thomas Jones (born 01/19/1903 in Salem, OR) on 10/16/1935.

Children

Jarrott Tope Jones (born 10/29/1931 in Seattle, WA) and Thomas Richard Jones (born 08/29/1938 in Seattle, WA).

Biographical Notes

His middle name has been misspelled "Jarrett."

A naturalization form of 1941 indicated that Jones stood 6-feet tall, weighed 185 pounds, and had gray hair, brown eyes and a dark (Caucasian) complexion. He was a British subject at this time.

Jones traveled between Le Havre, France, to New York, New York, arriving in the latter city on 12/04/1927. He sailed aboard the Compagnie Générale Transatlantique's S.S. Suffren that was scrapped in 1929.



Associated Locations

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

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

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