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Male, US, born 1915-10-14, died 1975-12-20

Associated with the firms network

Cummings, Ira E., III, Architect; Naramore, Bain, Brady, and Johanson, (NBBJ)

Professional History


Designer, Naramore, Bain, Brady and Johanson (NBBJ), Architects, Seattle, WA, 1945-1946;

Principal, Ira E. Cummings III, Architect, Seattle, WA, 1947- ;

Principal, Ira E. Cummings, Architect, Bainbridge Island, WA, c. 1946-1952; Cummings relocated to Seattle in 1953, opening an office at 1718 Olive Way. In 1960, Cummings maintained his practice at 1123 East John Street in Seattle. (SeeSeattle, Washington, City Directory, 1960, p. 221.)

An unidentified brick and sandstone fireplace designed by Cummings was illustrated in the Unit Masonry Idea Book, c. 1954. (See Unit Masonry Association, Incorporated, Unit Masonry Idea Book, [Seattle: Unit Masonry Association, Incorporated, c. 1954], n.p.)

Cummings became a Registered Architect in the State of WA in 1946.



Cummings went to elementary school on Bainbridge Island, WA. Graduate, Broadway High School, Seattle, WA;



According to the 1953 Seattle City Directory, (p. 317), Cummings resided in Winslow, Bainbridge Island, WA.

He passed away in London, England.


His father was Ira Ernest Cummings, (born 10/01/1876 in Marshalltown, IA-d. 11/18/1934 in Seattle, WA), his mother, Ione Anna Kitouski according to the Washington Death Index. His parents were Alfred Benton Cummings and A. Kenaudy.


He married Evelyn B. Mrowzinski on 02/27/1937 in Seattle, WA.

Biographical Notes

SSN: 531-10-5999.

Associated Locations

  • Lewistown, MT (Architect's Birth)
    Lewistown, MT

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PCAD id: 2390