Male, born 1914-07-29, died 1994-09-20

Associated with the firms network

Kaestner and Kaestner, Associated Architects; Kaestner, Hoerner and Young, Architects; Kaestner, Robert C., Architect

Professional History


Draftsman, unknown architectural office, Fresno, CA, c. 1940. Principal, Robert C. Kaestner, Architect, Visalia, CA, c. 1949; in 1952, Kaestner's business address was 210 North Encina Street, Visalia, CA, 93291, where it remained until at least 1961. Associate, Kaestner and Kaestner, Associated Architects, Modesto and Visalia, CA, c. 1955; this association was between Robert C. Kaestner and Kenneth K. Kaestner, Sr. Partner/President, Kaestner, Hoerner and Young, Architect, Visalia, CA, 1958- ; the office address in 1970 was 210 North Encino, Visalia, CA, 93277.

Professional Service

Kaestner joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 1945. Vice-President, AIA, San Joaquin Chapter, Vice-President, 1955.



Born in CA, Robert Kaestner resided in Los Angeles, CA, c. 1935. Five years later, he lived with his new bride in Fresno, CA, working as a draftsman in an architectural office. He and his wife lived in rented quarters at 5165 Grant Street in Fresno. (See Source Citation Year: 1940; Census Place: Fresno, California; Roll: T627_203; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 10-77, accessed 10/08/2015.)

From at least 1952 until 1955, Robert lived with his wife, Bernays, at 4441 Judy Lane in Visalia. By 1961, he and Bernays had moved to a house at 1708 South Linwood Street in Visalia.


His mother's maiden name was Cassiday.


He married Bernays C. Kaestner.


The Visalia City Directory of 1963, listed three people living with Robert Kaestner and his wife at 1708 South Linwood Street: Bob, Philip and Suzaan. (See Visalia City Directory, 1963, p. 238.)

Biographical Notes

SSN: 563-16-3503

PCAD id: 4440