Male, US, born 05/16/1915, died 10/26/1993

Associated with the firms network

Faxon and Gruys, Architects; Faxon, Gruys and Sayler, Architects; Faxon, Robert E., Architect

Professional History

Draftsman, Theodore Cricey, Jr., Architect; Partner, Faxon and Gruys, Architects, Beverly Hills, CA, 1953- ; in 1955, Faxon and Gruys had its office at 450 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA. Partner, Faxon, Gruys and Sayler, Architects, Beverly Hills, CA;

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Southern California Chapter; he joined in 1950. Vice-Chairman, City of Los Angeles, Citizens' Urban Renewal Advisory Committee, 1956.


Coursework, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, 1933-1935; he belonged to the Kappa Sigma Fraternity at Bowdoin. B.Arch., University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, 1940;


Born in Santa Barbara, CA, Faxon lived with his parents at 21 West Islay Street, Santa Barbara, CA, in 1920. At this time, Endicott and Roberta Faxon owned their house free and clear. Robert E. Faxon, Sr.'s last residence was located in the 90024 zip code of Los Angeles, CA, in the Westwood area.

According to his World War I Draft Registration Card, Robert's father, Endicott Faxon (born 03/24/1885 in Danvers, MA-died 08/03/1963 in Santa Barbara, CA), who earned a living in 1910 as a bank clerk in Danvers and, in 1917, he worked as the Sales Manager of the Western Machine Foundry Company in Santa Barbara, CA. (Endicott Faxon's mother's maiden name was Mary A. Boardman.) From an aristocratic background, both of his Endicott's parents came from MA. Endicott Faxon came to CA from Danvers sometime between 1910-1917. His mother, Roberta C. Faxon (born c. 1894 in MO), ran the household; her father came from IL, her mother, MO.

Faxon married in 1950; her maiden name was Macgowan.

He had had two children by 1955. One son, Robert Endicott Faxon, Jr., was born 02/12/1954 in Los Angeles, CA.

Faxon lived in Italy, France and Switzerland from 1923-1936. SSN: 563185833.

Associated Locations

  • Santa Barbara, CA (Architect's Birth)
    Santa Barbara, CA

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  • Los Angeles, CA (Architect's Death)
    Los Angeles, CA

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PCAD id: 1878