Male, born 1923-07-03, died 2015-06-15

Associated with the firms network

Dobson, Clifford, Architect; Harmon, Pray and Detrich, Architects

Professional History


Private, US Army, 1942-1943. He joined the military on 10/29/1942 in Cedar City, UT, and received a Certificate of Disability for Discharge (CDD) at Camp Wolters, TX, on 09/17/1943. (See, Source Citation Utah State Archives and Records Service; Salt Lake City, Utah; Military Service Cards, ca. 1898-1975; Creating Agency: Department of Administrative Services, Division of Archives and Records Service; Series: 85268; Reel: 65, accessed 09/23/2021.)

Draftsman, Conner and Pojezny, Architects, Oklahoma City, OK, 1951. (See Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, City Directory, 1951, p. 296.)

Draftsman, Harmon, Pray and Detrich, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1954. (See Seattle, Washington, City Directory, 1954, p. 366.)

Principal, Clifford B. Dobson, Architect, Seattle, WA, c. 1957-1961. Dobson did a number of churches for the Mormons in the Puget Sound region. In 1957, Dobson had an office at 4115 University Way, Room #206. This was in Bassetti and Morse's University Professional Building, completed in 1954. By 1960, Dobson had moved to a new place at 3525 Stone Way in the Wallingford neighborhood. (See Seattle, Washington, City Directory, 1960, p. 221.)



Clifford B. Dobson was born in the small Millard County town of Holden, UT. He spent his childhood there, and joined the US Army at age 19. He had training at Camp Wolters near Mineral Falls, TX.

He and his wife Mary dwelled at 1210 NW 18th Street, Apartment #A, in Oklahoma City, OK, in 1951. (See Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, City Directory, 1951, p. 296.)

They rented an apartment at 3810 East 75th Street, Apartment #2. (See Seattle, Washington, City Directory, 1954, p. 366.)


His mother was Lula W. Dobson, his father, Leone E. Dobson. In 1942, they resided in Holden, UT.


He wed Mary Juanita James on 06/13/1950. Her parents were Earl E. James (born c. 1901 in IL) and Mary F. Godwin (born c. 1901 in TX).

Associated Locations

PCAD id: 5788