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Male, born 1881-01-11, died 1955-11-28

Associated with the firms network

Tuttle and Angel, Architects; Tuttle and Hopkins, Architects; Tuttle, Paul V., Architect

Professional History


Principal, Paul V. Tuttle, Architect, Glendale, CA, and Los Angeles, CA, c. 1911-1912. Tuttle had an office at 426 South Spring Street, Room #906 in 1912. (See Los Angeles, California, City Directory, 1912, p. 1700.)

Partner, Tuttle and Hopkins, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1912-1913.

Partner, Tuttle and Angel, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1913-1914.

Architect and Superintendent, Big Horn Sheep Company, Lost Cabin, WY, 1918.

Associate, Paul V. Tuttle and Arthur W. Angel, Associated Architects, Pacific Grove, CA, 1920. A note in the Architect and Engineer, 08/1920, stated: "Messrs. Paul V. Tuttle and Arthur W. Angel, associate architects, 565 Lighthouse avenue, Pacific Grove, have prepared plans for a twelve-room dormitory to be built adjoining the Pebble Beach Lodge in Monterey county, for the Del Monte Porperties Company. The same architects have plans under way for a hollow tile high school group at Compton for which a bond issue of $90,000 has been authorized." (See "Dormitory at Pebble Beach," Architect and Engineer, vol. LXII, no. 2, 08/1920, n.p.)

Principal, Paul V. Tuttle, Architect, Alameda, CA, 1930.

Draftsman, Oakland, CA, 1940. In 1942, Tuttle worked for the US Government at the Mare Island Public Works Department, Vallejo, CA.



Paul Vincent Tuttle was born in Wells, MN, on 11/01/1881. He moved frequently throughout his life, beginning in MN, and moving to various cities in the State of CA. It was likely due to his father's work as a minister.

By 1900, he resided in a rooming house run by Joseph D. and Mimi J. Lamb on Burlington Avenue in Los Angeles, CA. (See, Source Citation Year: 1900; Census Place: Los Angeles Ward 2, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 89; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0019; FHL microfilm: 1240089, accessed 11/07/2017.)

In 09/1918, Tuttle lived in Lost Cabin, Fremont County, WY, while he worked as an architect/superintendent for the Bighorn Sheep Company. He indicated his permanent home address to be 331 Lighthouse Drive, Pacific Grove, CA, at this time.

Tuttle lived with his first wife, Evalyn and their son, Maxwell, in what was then Los Angeles's Burbank neighborhood, at 1417 Pioneer Drive. (This location now lies within Glendale's borders.) (See, Source Citation Year: 1910; Census Place: Burbank, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T624_79; Page: 30A; Enumeration District: 0014; FHL microfilm: 1374092, accessed 11/07/2017.)

In 1920, the US Census indicated that Tuttle lived in a rented home at 706 Walnut Street in Pacific Grove, CA.

The family relocated to Alameda, CA, by 1930. They lived in Apartment #105 of the Keswick Apartments, 2510 Central Avenue, Alameda, CA. Paul operated his own architectural practice, while Dorothy served as the manager of an apartment complex, perhaps the one in which they lived. (See, Source Citation Year: 1930; Census Place: Alameda, Alameda, California; Roll: 100; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0215; FHL microfilm: 2339835, accessed 11/07/2017.)

The US Census of 1940 recorded that Paul, his second wife, Dorothy, and their daughter, Ruth, lived at 3728 Kingsley Drive in Oakland, CA. They lived in a rented dwelling that cost $35 per month. This census stated that he and his family had lived in the same place in 1935.

In 04/1942, his World War II draft registration card indicated that he and his wife lived at 114 Napa Road in Vallejo, CA, where he worked for the US Government at the Mare Island Public Works Department. (See, Source Citation The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System, 1926-1975; Record Group Number: 147, accessed 11/07/2017.)

Paul V. Tuttle died in Santa Cruz, CA, on 11/28/1955.


His father was a clergyman, Rev. Frank L. Tuttle (born 10/15/1849 in Appleton, WI-d. 11/15/1923 in Alameda County, CA). His mother was Annie Hoffman Tuttle, (1849-1921). The family seems to have had strong ties to Pacific Grove, CA, as Paul, his parents, and his brother all either lived or were buried in this city. Both of his parents were buried in El Carmelo Cemetery, Pacific Grove, CA. Th

A brother, Rollin Simpson Tuttle (born 09/24/1885 in San Rafael, CA-d. 01/08/1931 in Los Gatos, CA), became a minister in the Methodist Church. He married Ida May Ball on 09/06/1911 at the Congress Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Portland, ME. (See, Source Information New England, Select United Methodist Church Records, 1787-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014, accessed 11/07/2017.)

He also worked as an architect in Redwood City, CA, in 1930. According to the 1930 US Census, Rollin S. Tuttle lived on Route 1 in Redwood Township, Santa Clara County, CA. He lived in a rented dwelling costing $40 per month, with his wife Ida May Ball Tuttle, and children Rollin, Carol and Jeanne. (See, Source Citation Year: 1930; Census Place: Redwood, Santa Clara, California; Roll: 217; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0036; FHL microfilm: 2339952, accessed 11/07/2017.)


Tuttle married Evalyn M. Page, (born 07/1882 in CA-d. 1914), c. 1901. She was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA.

He married Dorothy A. Johnson (born c. 1893 in OH). In 1958, Dorothy, a widow, lived at 234 Ocean View Avenue in Santa Cruz, CA. (See Santa Cruz, California, City Directory, 1958, p. 323.)


In 1920, his children listed on the US Census form included Maxwell P. (born c. 1895 in CA), Frank Marvin (born 08/11/1916 in Pacific Grove, CA-d. 11/12/1942), and Norma Pauline Tuttle McGregor (b. 04/12/1918 in CA-d. 12/18/1987 in Sacramento County, CA). (See, Source Citation Year: 1920; Census Place: Pacific Grove, Monterey, California; Roll: T625_122; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 23, accessed 11/07/2017.) Maxwell was born to Paul and Evalyn, while all of his other children were born to Dorothy.

Frank Marvin Tuttle died as a captain in the 319 US Army Air Forces Bomber Group during World War II. He was buried at the Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, CA.

Another child included Dorothy Ruth Tuttle Layman (b. 06/25/1922 in Pacific Grove, CA-d. 09/05/2002 in CA) Dorothy married and divorced Donald A. Busby in Marin County, CA, on 10/23/1978. She remarried Ralph A Layman on 06/03/1983 in Reno, NV.

Biographical Notes

In 1918, Tuttle's World War I draft registration card indicated that he was tall with a slender build with brown hair and blue eyes. (See, Source Citation Registration State: Wyoming; Registration County: Fremont; Roll: 2022239, accessed 11/07/2017.)

SSN: 563261729.

Associated Locations

PCAD id: 4330