Male, born 1914-05-01, died 1999-05-27

Associated with the firms network

Gotteland and Koczarski, Architects; Gotteland, Roger, Architect

Professional History


Draftsman, Thiry and Shay, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1935-1939. Thiry, like Gotteland, had a French ancestry.

Draftsman, Siems-Drake Puget Sound Company, Seattle, WA, 1940-1942. At this time, the Siems-Drake Puget Sound Company worked as a contractor building military bases at Sitka, Kodiak, Unalaska Island, Dutch Harbor, and Sand Point, Alaska, for the US Navy, Bureau of Yards and Docks. (See University of Alaska, Anchorage/Alaska Pacific University Consortium Library, "Guide to the Harris M. Whiting papers undated, 1936-1965," accessed 03/04/2020.) The firm had an address of 2929 16th Avenue SW in Seattle, in 1942.

Architect, U.S. Navy Engineers, 1942-1944.

Principal, Roger J. Gotteland, Architect, Seattle, WA, 1945-1958.

Partner, Gotteland and Koczarski, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1959- .

Professional Activities

Completed 15-week course, Camouflage School, Camouflage Division, Office of Civilian Defense, University of Washington, 10-12/1942.

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Chair, AIA, Hospitallity Committee for the AIA Annual Convention, held in Seattle in 1953. He served under the Chairman of the AIA, Washington State Chapter, Waldo Christenson (1908-1959).


Dipl., Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, 1934; B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle, 1936;



Born in Paris, France, Gotteland reported an address of 903 Boylston Avenue, Seattle, WA, in 1942.

His last residence in Seattle was in the 98112 zip code. Gotteland died in Seattle.


He married Paquita Gotteland, (b. 11/06/1913-d. Seattle, WA, 10/11/1995).

Biographical Notes

The French Government made Roger Gotteland an Honorary Consular Agent in Seattle, WA, on 02/19//1947. He continued to serve in this post through at least 1987. (See US Government, Department of State, Foreign Consular Offices in the United States, [Washington: US Government Printing Office, 1959], p. 20.)

SSN: 532-14-0764.

PCAD id: 2762