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Male, US, born 10/17/1919, died 11/27/2007

Associated with the firms network

Smith and Williams, Architects; Wayne R. Williams and Associates

Professional History

Partner, [Whitney R.] Smith and Williams, Architects, Pasadena, CA, 1946-1973; Williams continued to practice after Whitney Smith left the practice in 1973. Consultant, The IDI Group Companies, Arlington, VA, c. 2003;

Williams taught architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1970;

Williams joined the Southern California Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 1950; Williams was a Registered Architect in CA and WY in 1970; he was NCARB certified in 1970;

Archival documents on Smith and Williams housed at the Architecture and Design Collection of the University Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB);


B.Arch., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1947; (Williams worked under Whitney R. Smith at USC.) During World War II, Williams entered the U.S. Army, designing airplane hangars and other millitary buildings.

Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1964;


In 2003, Williams and his wife, relocated to Virginia. He died in a nursing faciilty in Leesville, VA.

He married Paula Williams.

Wayne and Paula Williams had three sons: Garth, Rhys and Keith.

PCAD id: 412