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Male, born 1920-09-12, died 1990-04-19

Associated with the firm network

Decker, Kolb and Stansfield, Architects

Professional History


Service, US Navy, 1941-1945. He enlisted in the US Navy on 04/03/1941 and was released from military service on 10/27/1945. (See, Source Information: U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011, accessed 11/20/2020.) In 03/1942, Stansfield was a fireman second class enlisted man. (See, Source Citation: National Archives at College Park; College Park, Maryland, United States; Muster Rolls of U.S. Navy Ships, Stations, and Other Naval Activities, 01/01/1939 - 01/01/1949; Record Group: 24, Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1798 - 2007; Series ARC ID: 594996; Series MLR Number: A1 135, accessed 11/20/2020.)

Partner, [Ralf] Decker, [Keith] Kolb and Stansfield, Architects, Seattle, WA; Partner, Kolb and Stansfield, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1967-1971.


High School/College

Graduate, West Seattle High School, Seattle, WA, 1936. Stansfield played trombone in the senior orchestra at West Seattle High School. (See “Instrumental,” West Seattle High School Kimtah Yearbook, 1936, n.p.)



Stansfield was born in Seattle, WA, on 09/12/1920. In 1930, he lived with his parents at 9332 46th Avenue SW in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle. The Stansfield owned their own home that had an estimated value of $8,000, more than double the local average.

In 1945, Stansfield resided at 3715 36th Avenue SW also in West Seattle.


His father James D. Stansfield (born c. 1892 in WA) worked as a marine engineer at a paper mill in 1930. His mother was Florence ? (born c. 1896 in WA), whose parents had both emigrated from Sweden. Florence worked in the household, maintaining it and raising Jack and his older brother, James D. Stansfield (born c. 1918 in WA).


Stansfield married Myrtle Anderson on 12/14/1942 at Central Methodist Church in Seattle. (See, Source Citation: Washington State Archives; Olympia, Washington; Washington Marriage Records, 1854-2013; Reference Number: kingcoarchmcvol110_665, accessed 11/20/2020.)

Biographical Notes

As per his World War II draft registration card, Stansfield was Caucasian, with a ruddy complexion. He stood 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighed 130 pounds. He had brown eyes and brown hair, and lost his right ring finger in an accident. (See, Source Citation: The National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; WWII Draft Registration Cards for Washington, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947; Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, 147; Box: 169, accessed 11/20/2020.)

SSN: 533182256.

PCAD id: 5855