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Male, US, born 1920-09-06, died 2013-03-05

Associated with the firms network

Belluschi, Pietro, FAIA, Architect; Klein, Henry, Architect; Klein, Henry, Partnership, Architects; Klein, Henry, and Associates, Architects

Professional History


United States Army, Corps of Engineers, 1943-1945.

Designer, [Walter] Sanders and [Arthur] Malsin, Architects, Ann Arbor, MI, 1946-1947.

Draftsman, Chauncey W. Riley, Architect, New York, NY, 1947-1948.

Designer, Pietro Belluschi, Architect, Portland, OR, 1948-1952.

Principal, Henry Klein, Architect, Mount Vernon, WA, 1952- . Klein designed an addition to the art school at Western Washington State College, (WWSC); Folke Nyberg was an employee of Klein on the art school job. This commission led to other work for Klein (and Nyberg) at WWSC.

Principal, Henry Klein and Associates, Mount Vernon, WA, -1978.

Partner, The Henry Klein Partnership, Architects, Mount Vernon, WA, 1978-2004; Klein retired in 2004.


Klein gave lectures at: Iowa State University, Ames, IA; Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS; University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS; Washington State University, Pullman, WA; Lawrence University, Appleton, WI.

Professional Activities

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA).

When surveyed in 1955, Klein indicated that he was a Registered Architect in the States of OR and WA; he was first registered in WA in 1952.

Professional Awards

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1981.

Recipient, Louis Sullivan Award for Architecture, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen, 1981.

Recipient, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Seattle Chapter, Seattle Medal, 1995.



B.Arch., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1943.

Howard Foundation Scholar, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1959.

College Awards

Howard Foundation Fellowship, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1959.


Biographical Notes

Associated Locations

  • Cham, Bavaria Germany (Architect's Birth)
    Cham, Bavaria Germany

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PCAD id: 2388