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Male, born 1934-04-24

Associated with the firm network

Gibbs, C. Hugh, and Donald H. Gibbs, Architects

Professional History


Lieutenant, Junior Grade, US Navy, 06/15/1957- . On 12/07/1958, Gibbs had the rank of Lieutenant, Junior Grade.

Partner, C. Hugh Gibbs and Donald H. Gibbs, Architects, Long Beach, CA.

Professional Activities

Gibbs joined the Southern California Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 1961.

Professional Awards

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1969.


High School / College

Graduate, Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, CA. c. 1952.

B.Arch., University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, c. 1956. He belonged to the Sigma Tau Fraternity in 1953. (See University of Southern California El Rodeo Yearbook, 1953, p. 380.)



According to the 1940 US Census, the Gibbs Family lived at 730 Sunrise Boulevard in Long Beach, CA. The census noted that the family had lived in Long Beach in 1935, and that the household consisted of Donald's parents C. Hugh and Gertrude Gibbs, their four children and a household servant, Cecile Hogan (born c. 1904 in KS). The Gibbs Fanily rented their house and paid $28 per month in rent. (See, Source Citation Year: 1940; Census Place: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California; Roll: m-t0627-00372; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 59-78, accessed 11/15/2022.)


His father was the architect Charles Hugh Gibbs (born 05/26/1905 in San Francisco, CA-d. 12-16-1990).


He wed Donna L. Taylor on 06/21/1957 in Los Angeles County, CA.

PCAD id: 3347