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Male, born 1888-01-03, died 1939-04-10

Associated with the firms network

Albertson, Abraham H., and Associates, Architects; Albertson, Wilson and Richardson, Architects; Howells and Albertson, Architects; Howells and Stokes, Architects; Saunders and Lawton, Architects


Professional History

Draftsman, Saunders and Laughton, Architects, Seattle, WA, c. 1907-1910; Designer, Howells and Stokes, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1910-1918; Designer, Howells and Albertson, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1920-1928; Richardson was credited with the being the designer of the Waldo Hospital, Seattle, WA, 1924. Associate, Abraham H. Albertson, Architect, Seattle, WA, 1929-1933; architectural historian Michael Houser indicated that the and Associates" tag was added earlier to the firm name. He stated: "By 1924, Wilson and Richardson were finally receiving billing as Alberston’s “Associates” on all the firm drawings as well as in the credits accompanying the firms published works. They officially became partners of the firm in 1935 and the name was changed to Albertson, Wilson & Richardson." (See "Abraham H. Albertson,"Accessed 10/12/2014.) Partner, Albertson, Wilson and Richardson, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1935-1939;

Education

Graduated, Broadway High School, Seattle, WA, c. 1904;

Personal

Born in Smithsberg, MD, Richardson's family relocated to Seattle, WA, when the boy was young. In 1907, he boarded with Payson C. Richardson, a building contractor, who lived on the north side of Graham Avenue and Lake Front in Brighton Beach. He died in Seattle, WA.

Paul David Richardson married Gertrude Evelyn Leake on 09/24/1912 in Seattle, WA.

Member, Seattle Architectural Club, Exhibition Committee, 1910;



Associated Locations

  • Smithsberg, MD (Architect's Birth)
    Smithsberg, MD

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

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PCAD id: 3071


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