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Male, US, born 1898-01-10, died 1970-01-05

Associated with the firms network

Grainger, Thomas and Baar, Architects; Thomas and Barr, Architects; Thomas, Grainger and Thomas, Architects

Professional History

Draftsman, James Gamble Rogers, Architect, New York, NY, 1922-1923; Designer, [Harlan] Thomas and [Clyde] Grainger, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1924-1926; Partner, Thomas, Grainger and Thomas, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1927-1949; Partner, Grainger, Thomas and [Edwin J.] Baar, 1950-1957; Partner, Thomas and Baar, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1958-1965; "A Chronicle of Harlan Thomas--Designing Architect," (Seattle: City of Seattle, Department of Community Development, 10/1975), p. 2, stated: "[Donald] Thomas had also worked with other firms such as Bebb and Gould and F. A. Naramore."

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


Coursework, University of Washington, Seattle, 1918-1920; B.Arch., University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Philadelphia, PA, 1922;

Two bronze student medals, University of Pennsylvania (Penn), 1921-1922;



Thomas was born in Denver, CO, and died in Seattle, WA; according to the 1910 Federal Census, Thomas was 12 years old and lived in the W8P10 census precinct of Seattle, WA. He reported an address of 3911 47th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA, in 1942.


Donald P. Thomas's father was the noted Seattle architect, Harlan Thomas (1870-1953).

Biographical Notes

SSN: 535-30-2835.

PCAD id: 1755