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Male, US, born 1910-05-09, died 1981-06-15

Associated with the firms network

Johanson, Bain, Brady and Grainger, Architects; Naramore, Bain, Brady, and Johanson, (NBBJ); Naramore, Grainger and Johanson, Architects; Smith, Carroll and Johanson, Architects

Professional History


Draftsman, Smith and Carroll, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1934-1936.

Partner, Smith, Carroll and Johanson, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1936-1951.

Partner, Naramore, Grainger and Johanson, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1942.

Partner, Naramore, Bain, Brady and Johanson (NBBJ), Architects, Seattle, WA, 1943-c. 1981. While a Partner in NBBJ, Johanson's name was also connected to the firm, Smith, Carroll and Johanson, until 1951.

Professional Activities

Completed 15-week course, Camouflage School, Camouflage Division, Office of Civilian Defense, University of Washington, 10-12/1942;

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Washington State Chapter.

Vice-Chairman, AIA, National Committee on Hospitalization and Public Health, 1947.

President, AIA, Washington State Chapter, 1950-1951; (The University of Washington Department of Special Collections indicated his dates of service as 1951-1952; see the on line record of the Dearborn-Massar Photograph Collection, King County Central Blood Bank exterior, Seattle, 1951, negative #DM3321).

Member, King County Planning Commission, Seattle, WA, 1951- . Johanson replaced Bliss Moore, Jr., (1913-1951) who had become ill and could not finish his appointment.



B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1934.



Born in Greeley, CO, Johanson came to Seattle, WA, to attend the University of Washington, graduating in 1934.

He reported an address of 5014 Pullman Avenue, Seattle, WA, in 1942 and he and his wife Jean continued to reside there in 1948. (See Seattle, Washington, City Directory, 1948, p. 674.)

Johanson's last residence was in Bellevue, WA, 98006;


Perry Johanson married Jean Louise P. Johanson (1911-2000), an artist who worked in sculpture, mosaic and jewelry design. She produced sculptures for several large buildings in Seattle, WA, and developed an interest in using pebbles for mosaics. She worked as a student of the sculptor Dudley Pratt (1897-1975) at the University of Washington (UW), graduating in 1934. She would have her first solo exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum in 1944.

Biographical Notes

SSN: 534-34-2366.

Associated Locations

  • Greeley, CO (Architect's Birth)
    Greeley, CO

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