Male, born 11/26/1918, died 05/1985

Associated with the firms network

Baker, Carver L., and Associates, Architects; Mattson, John I., Architect; Young and Richardson, Architects and Engineers

Professional History

Draftsman, Young and Richardson, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1948-1949; Designer, John Mattson, Architect, Seattle, WA, 1949-1950; Architect, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, 1950-1953; Superintending Architect, City of Seattle, Parks Department, Seattle, WA, 1953; Coordinating Architect, Palos Verdes Properties, Palos Verdes Estates, CA, 1954-; Planning Consultant, Great Lakes Properties, 1954-; Principal, Carver L. Baker and Associates, Architects, Palos Verdes Estates, CA, 1954- ;

Although practicing primarily in Palos Verdes Estates, CA, Baker held Washington State Architecture Certificate #TL539 in 1963;


B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1947; a junior project by Carver Baker entitled "Photographic Institute for the Study and Promotion of Photography," appeared in the 1943-1946 Year Book of the School of Architecture at the University of Washington, np, 1946.

Tau Sigma Delta, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1947;


Baker's last residence was in the 79109 zip code of Amarillo, TX.

Lowell's father, James B. Baker (born c. 1882 in MN) was a County Attorney in Bird Island, Renville County, MN. His mother was Mathilda B. Baker (born c. 1889, in MN); in 1930, the family had four children: two daughters, Dorothy L. (born c. 1912 in MN) and Beatrice J. (born c. 1922 in MN) and two sons: Carver L. and J. Bradford (born c. 1913 in MN); in 1930, the family was more prosperous than its neighbors, owning an $8,000 residence (most cost less than half that). In 1920, a 22-year-old niece, Helen Wilson, lived with the family.

SSN: 395-09-9669;

Associated Locations

  • Bird Island, MN (Architect's Birth)
    Bird Island, MN

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PCAD id: 3046