Male, US, born 1917-04-02, died 1996-09-18

Associated with the firms network

Faxon and Gruys, Architects; Faxon, Gruys and Sayler, Architects; Pereira and Luckman, Architects, Engineers and Planners; Pereira, William L., Architect

Professional History


Designer, William L. Pereira, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1939-1942.

Associate, William L. Pereira, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1945-1950.

Associate, Pereira and [Charles] Luckman, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1950-1953.

Partner, Faxon, Gruys, and Sayler, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1953- .

Professional Activities

Gruys joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 1944.

Vice-President, AIA, Southern California Chapter, 1965. Clinton Ternstrom was the AIA SC President in 1965.

In 1962, Gruys was a Registered Architect in the State of CA.



B.Arch., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1939.

College Awards

Recipient, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Medalist, 1939.

Inductee, Tau Sigma Delta, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA[



Frank Gruys was born in Wynoka,OK.


His mother's maiden name was Soet; an older brother, John (01/12/1911-09/20/1987 b. KS), also lived (and died) in Los Angeles County;


Gruys married in 1941.


When surveyed in 1955, he indicated that he had had two children.

Biographical Notes

SSN: 565-18-1171;

Associated Locations

  • Waynoka, OK (Architect's Birth)
    Waynoka, OK

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PCAD id: 1879