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Male, born 1937-02-07

Associated with the firms network

Joyce / Copeland / Vaughan / Nordfors, Architects; Nordfors, David, Architects; Zema, Gene, Architect

Professional History


Draftsman, Andersen-Bjorstad-Kane, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1958.

Drafftsman, Gene Zema, Architect, Seattle, WA.

Designer, Grant, Copeland and Chervenak, Architects, Seattle, WA, 8 years, c. 1966-1974.

Partner, [Robert] Joyce / [Lee] Copeland / [B. Keith] Vaughan / Nordfors, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1974-1980.

Principal, David E. Nordfors, Architects, Seattle, WA,1980- . (Thank you for David Nordfors for this information, 04/22/2016.)


High School / College

Coursework, Fife High School, Fife, WA, c. 1953.

Graduate, Stadium High School, Tacoma, WA, c. 1955.

B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Seattle, WA, 1956-1969. He was a member of the Chi Psi Fraternity at UW.



As per the Seattle, Washington, City Directory, 1958, (p. 1123), Nordfors lived in Tacoma, WA, in that year.

Nordfors lived at 2230 East Crescent Drive, Seattle, WA, beginning in 1968.

He lived at 1546 15th Ave. East, Seattle from 1987 until 1997. Currently, Nordfors resides at 1551 Grandview Place East, Seattle.


He married Margaret L. Hodge in 1960. They divorced on 06/04/1973. (See, Source Citation Washington State Archives; Olympia, Washington; Washington State Divorce Indexes, 1969-2014, accessed 06/25/2021.)

He wed Barbara Jo Whitney (born 09/12/1944 in Kalispell, MT) on 08/04/1974. (See, Source Citation Washington State Archives; Olympia, Washington; Washington Marriage Records, 1854-2013; Reference Number: kingcoarchmc391901, accessed 06/25/2021.) She attended Bigfork High School in Bigfork, MT, c. 1960.

PCAD id: 3982