Male, US, born 1877-08-31, died 1957-10-14

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Johnson, William Templeton, Architect

Professional History


Principal, William Templeton Johnson, Architect, San Diego, CA. Johnson received his certificate to practice architecture in the State of CA in 01/1913. (See “New Architects,”Architect and Engineer, vol. XXXII, no. 1, 02/1913, p. 142.)

Professional Activities

Vice-President, San Diego Architectural Association, 1917. Johnson served with Charles Cressey (President), Robert Halley, Jr., (Secretary) and G.A. Haussen (Treasurer). (See Architect and Engineer of California, vol. XLIX, no. 2, 05/1917, p. 106.)

Professional Awards

The Southern California Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) awarded the Bridges Auditorium a Certificate of Honor to the Claremont Colleges in 1933 for the "exceptional merit" of the building; Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1939.



Born on Staten Island, New York, NY, Johnson died in San Diego County, CA, at the age of 80.


His mother's maiden name was Thomas.


He married Clara Delafield Sturges, 1905, divorced;


Sturges and Johnson had four children, three sons and a daughter: Winthrop, Arthur, and Alan, and Katherine.

Associated Locations

  • Staten Island, New York, NY (Architect's Birth)
    Staten Island, New York, NY

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