Male, US, born 04/25/1887, died 1948

Associated with the firm network

Bates, Richard Mortimer, Jr., Architect

Professional History

Partner, Bates, Frampton, and Bowers, Huntington, WV, ?-1925; Principal, Richard M. Bates, Jr., Architect, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1925-1940;


B.S. Arch., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1911;


Bates was born in AL and attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, in 1917. His family lived at 420 Morrison Street, Portland, OR, at that time. Bates was included in 1930 Federal Census records; he lived in San Diego, CA, at that time. He died in Burlingame, CA, at the age of 61;

Richard M. Bates, Jr.'s mother's maiden name was Marshall;

Married, had a son, Richard M. Bates III, born 1928;

Henry and Elsie Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased), (Los Angeles: New Age Publishing Company, 1956), p. 41, indicated that his death date was 05/04/1948; the California Death Index lists his death on 05/17/1948;

PCAD id: 1725