Male, born 1886-09-20, died 1956-11-15

Associated with the firms network

Jones and Stanley, Architects and Engineers; Jones, Stanley and Theriault, Architects; Stanley, Roy C., Architect; Steinhart and Stanley, Architects; Steinhart, Stanley and Theriault, Architects; Steinhart, Stanley, Theriault and Anderson, Architects

Professional History

Engineering Draftsman, Tulsa, OK, c. 1917; Principal, Roy C. Stanley, Architect, Seattle, WA, c. 1921-1936; Stanley operated his own architectural practice in Seattle's Lumber Exchange Building. Partner, [William J.] Jones and Stanley, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1937-1950. In 1942, Stanley may have worked for C. Fred Stafford of the Federal Works Agency, Region 7. Partner, Jones, Stanley and Steinhart, Architects, Seattle, WA, c. 1951; Partner, Steinhart, Stanley and Theriault, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1953-1954; Partner, Steinhart, Stanley, Theriault and Anderson, Seattle, WA, 1955-1956; Partner, Steinhart, Stanley and Theriault, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1957- ;


Stanley was born in OH c. 1886. In 1900, the Stanley Family lived in Riverside, CA, at 1133 Chestnut Street. To make ends meet, the family had two boarders in 1900. He continued to reside in CA c. 1913. By 06/05/1917, he lived in Tulsa, OK, in a residence at 521 West 3rd Street. Stanley had moved to Seattle by 1920, residing at 4846 47th Ave SW, with his wife, daughter and widowed mother. In 1930, he lived with his wife and two children in a house at 2773 44th Avenue SW in Seattle, a dwelling that had a value of $4,000 at the time. Stanley lived at this address from at least 1928-1942.

His father, James C. Stanley (born 05/1854 in PA), worked as a carpenter, according to the US Census of 1900. His mother was Ida Thomas Stanley (born 03/1854 in PA), who worked in the home. They married in c. 1878.

He married his Margaret L. Stanley (born c. 1887 in IL) c. 1910.

He and Margaret had two children: Margaret (born c. 1913 in CA) and Robert L. (born c. 1921 in WA.)

In 1917, Stanley was described as standing 5-foot 10-inches tall, with brown hair and eyes. In 1942, he stood 5-feet 10-and-a-half inches tall and weighed 210 pounds.

Associated Locations

  • Ashtabula, OH (Architect's Birth)
    Ashtabula, OH

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