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Male, US, born 11/26/1882 , died 12/10/1971

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Brunnier, H.J. , Associates, Structural Engineers

Professional History


Principal, Henry J. Brunnier, Civil Engineer, San Francisco, CA, c. 1920. Brunnier operated an office in Room 312 in the Sharon Building in 1921. In 1927, Brunnier was working in association with architect, George Kelham, also of San Francisco, on the new University of California's second campus in Westwood, Los Angeles, CA.

Founding Partner, H.J. Brunnier Associates, Engineers, San Francisco, CA, c. 1970-1974.

Professional Activities

Board of Directors, California State Automobile Association, (CSAA), 1920-1928.

Chairman, Roads Committee, CSAA, c. 1925-1926. (This was at a time when the CSAA and the Automobile Club of Southern California were trying to removed the State Highway System from the political control and transform it into a civil service agency staffed by engineers and economists);

President, CSAA, San Francisco, CA, 1928-c.1930.

Member, Impartial Wage Board (body that set wages for the building trades in San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties), San Francisco, CA, 1928.

Vice-President, California State Civil Engineering Registration Board, 1929- . This board was created by the California State Legislature in 1929. Other members included, Donald M. Baker (Los Angeles)and Albert Givan (Stockton).


Born in Iowa, Brunnier lived at 855 Arlington (Merchant) Street in Oakland, CA, in 1910. He died in San Francisco, CA, at the age of 89. His last residence was in the 94105 zip code of San Francisco.

Henry Brunnier's parents both came from Germany.

He married Donna Brunnier (born c. 1884 in NB) c. 1906. Donna's family also had a German heritage.

In 1910, he had one son, Henry J. Brunnier, Jr., (b. 1908). He graduated from Stanford University in 1929.

SSN: 563-52-2906.

Associated Locations

  • Manning, IA (Architect's Birth)
    Manning, IA

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  • San Francisco, CA (Architect's Death)
    San Francisco, CA

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PCAD id: 1745