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Male, born 1941-02-09

Associated with the firms network

Hewitt / Daly/ Isley Architects; Hewitt Isley, Architects; Isley, William A., FAIA, Architect

Professional History


Planner, Micronesia, before 1970.

Partner, [David M.] Hewitt / Isley Architects, Seattle, WA, 1975-1982, 1990-

Partner, Hewitt / Isley / Daly Architects, Seattle, WA, 1982-1990.

Principal, William A. Isley, FAIA, Architect, Bainbrige, Island, WA. His office was located at 330 Madison Avenue South, Suite #110, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 in 2019.

Professional Activities

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA), c. 1992.

Member, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), c. 1992.

Professional Awards

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1996. Marga Rose Hancock, former Executive Director of the AIA Seattle, noted of Isley's election to the College of Fellows: "His 1996 elevation to the AIA College of Fellows recognized his 'use of design as a tool to help people understand the far-reaching implications of land use issues,' also noting that 'his ability to listen and resolve sensitive issues through design, as opposed to legal enforcement, has strengthened the value of architecture.'" (See, "AIA Fellows: William Isley, FAIA," accessed 07/16/2019.)



B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Seattle, WA, 1966.

Masters in City Planning, University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Philadelphia, PA, 1968.



He lived with his parents in Bremerton, WA, in 1960, for part of the year while he attended the University of Washington in Seattle. Their address was 1010 Hewitt Street in Bremerton. (See Bremerton, Washington, City Directory, 1960, p. 262.)

During the 1990s and 2000s, Isley resided on Bainbridge Island, WA.


His mother, Pauline F. Isley, worked as a nurse at the Harrison Memorial Hospital in Bremerton in 1960. William's father was Lloyd Glenn Isley (born 09/19/1913 in Milton-Freewater, OR-d. 01/11/2013 in Port Orchard, WA).


He married Ramona S. Owen. They divorced in 1973.

Biographical Notes

Between 2005 and 2018, Isley became active buying ans selling property in Allyn, WA, in Mason County.

PCAD id: 2864