Male, US, born 1910-05-21, died 1987-12-08

Associated with the firms network

Neutra, Richard J., Architect; Parkinson, Powelson, Briney, Bernard and Woodford, Architects; Woodford and Bernard, Architects; Woodford, Parkinson, Wynn and Partners, Architects

Professional History


Draftsman, National Park Service, 1935-1936; Draftsman, H. Roy Kelley, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1936-1937; Draftsman, Richard J. Neutra, Los Angeles, CA, 1937-1940; Designer, Donald B. Parkinson, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1940-1945; Partner, Parkison, Powelson, Briney, Bernard, and Woodford, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1945-1956; Partner, Woodford and Bernard, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1955-1984;

Professional Service

Member, Board of Directors, American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1964-1966; Woodford was also active within the California Council of the American Institute of Architects, assisting in the effort to improve the AIA's lobbying efforts in the California Legislature; Woodford worked with California Council Executive Director, Melton Ferris, on this effort.

Professional Awards

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1963; Woodford was one of four Southern CA architects to be elected to the AIA College of Fellows in 1963, the others being Charles Luckman (1909-1999), William Gray Purcell (1880-1965), and Edward A. Killingsworth (1917-2004).



Coursework, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; B.Arch., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1934;



Born in Laramie, WY, Woodford died in San Diego County, CA, at the age of 77. His last address was in the 92061 zip code of Pauma Valley, CA.


His mother's maiden name was Johnson.


Woodford married in 1935;


Woodford indicated in a survey of 1955, that he had had three children.

Biographical Notes

Woodford was active in the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce during the late 1940s and 1950s. SSN: 563-16-7537.

PCAD id: 208