Male, US, born 1902-05-11, died 2002-01-04

Associated with the firms network

Gwathmey, Sellier and Crosby, Architects; Masten, Hurd and Gwathmey; Ring and Gwathmey

Professional History


Ensign, United States Navy (USN), 1923-1925. After attending the US Naval Academy, Gwathmey served a two-year hitch in the US Navy.

Draftsman, Patterson and Warren, Architects, Philadelphia, PA, 1928-1930.

Designer, Jonathan Ring, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1930-1931.

Designer, Rudolph, Cooke, and Van Leeuwen, 1931-1933.

Partner, Jonathan Ring and Gwathmey, Los Angeles, CA, 1938-1939.

Colonel, United States Army Reserve, Civil Engineers, 1942-1946.

Deputy Director, Government of District Columbia, 1954-1958.

Partner, Masten, Hurd, and Gwathmey, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1958- 1962.

Partner, Gwathmey-Seller-Crosby, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1962- .

Professional Awards

Member, American Institute of Architects, Northern California Chapter.

Chapter Director, AIA, Northern California, 1959-1960.

Vice-President, AIA, Northern California, 1961.

Gwathmey was a licensed architect in California.

Professional Awards

Honorable Mention, House Beautiful 10th Annual House Competition, 1938, house in Pasadena, CA.



B.S., United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, 1923.

B.Arch., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1929.

College Awards

University of Pennsylvania Architectural Society, 1929.



Grawthmey attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, c. 1928-1929. He seems to have stayed in this city through 1930.

In 1970, Gwathmey lived at 20 Windward Road in Belevedere, CA.

Associated Locations

  • Norfolk, VA (Architect's Birth)
    Norfolk, VA

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  • Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD (Architect's Death)
    2001 Medical Parkway
    Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD 21401

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PCAD id: 349