Female, born 11/27/1905, died 02/04/1974

Associated with the firms network

Church, Thomas D. , Landscape Architect; Vaughan and Vaughan, Landscape Architects; Vaughan, H. Leland, Landscape Architect

Professional History

Partner, [Adele Wharton] Vaughan and Vaughan, Landscape Architects, Berkeley, CA, 1937-1955;

Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1930-1969.

The College of Environmental Design at the University of California instituted the H. Leland Vaughn Prize in Landscape Architecture in his honor.


B.L.Arch., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1929; Fellow, Lake Forest Foundation, c. 1929.


Born in OH, Vaughan attended the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, and migrated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1930. His last residence was in the 94801 zip code of Richmond, CA.

H. Leland Vaughan married Adele Wharton (1910-1954) in 1937; they remained married until her death in 1954.

SSN: 559-58-3549; at the Ohio State University, Vaughan studied with the landscape architect, Thomas Church, who taught there briefly before moving to San Francisco, CA. He was nicknamed "Punk" Vaughan.

PCAD id: 4014