Male, born 1911-12-03, died 1981-03-22

Associated with the firms network

Corlett and Spackman, Architects; Peterson and Spackman, Architects

Professional History


Draftsman, Kent and Haas, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1935-1938.

Supervising Architect, Standard Oil Company of California, 1938-1945.

Partner, Peterson and Spackman, Architects, -1954. In 1945, the firm of Peterson and Spackman leased Room #705 at 604 Mission Street in San Francisco. (See San Francisco, California, City Directory, 1945, p. 1406.)

Partner, Corlett and Spackman, Architects, 1954- .


Teaching Assistant, University of California, Berkeley, 1934-1936; subjects taught: architectural composition, perspective, shades and shadows.

Professional Activities

Member, Urban Renewal Commtittee of San Francisco, 1954- ;

Member, American Institute of Architects, Northern California Chapter. Spackman served as Secretary, Director, Vice-President, and President of the Northern California Chapter of the AIA, between 1948 and 1955.

Chairman, Building Industry Conference Board (BICB) of San Francisco, San Francsico, CA, 1958-1959. An article in the Architect and Engineer in 1958 stated: "Wendell R. Spackman, AIA, architect and partner in the San Francisco architectural firm of Corlett & Spackman, has been elected chairman of the Building Industry Conference Board of San Francisco, succeeding K.E. Parker, general contractor. Elected to serve with Spackman during the ensuing year as vice-chairman was Dudley Deane, Consulting Engineer, William E. Hague of the Associated General Contractors will continue to serve as Honorary Secretary." (See "Wendell R. Spackman, AIA, Elected Chairman BICB, Architect and Engineer, vol. 212, no. 1, 01/1958, p. 25.)


A.B., University of California, Berkeley, 1930-1934; M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1934-1936;

Phi Beta Kappa; University of California, Berkeley, 1933; Tau Sigma Delta, University of California, Berkeley, 1932; AIA Scholarship Medal, University of California, Berkeley, 1934;


Born in California, Spackman died in Contra Costa County, CA, at the age of 69.

His mother's maiden name was Wolf.

Married in 1940;

When surveyed in 1955, Spackman reported having had one child.

When surveyed in 1955, Spackman reported having traveled in Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico. SSN: 557-07-6487; Spackman worked with the Pacific Telephone Company on over 250 equipment buildings in CA and NV between 1946-1953;

PCAD id: 3527