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Male, died 1896-02-29

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Hatherton and McIntosh, Architects; Laver, Augustus, Architect; Pelton and Hatherton, Architects

Professional History


Draftsman, Augustus Laver, Architect, San Francisco, CA, c. 1877.

Partner, Hatherton and Pelton, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1879- c.1881. Prior to forming their partnership, John Cotter Pelton, Jr., (1856-1913) had worked with Hatherton in the busy San Francisco office of architect Augustus Laver (1834-1898). Hatherton and Pelton had their office located at 330 Pine Street, Room #51, in Downtown, San Francisco, and Hatherton had his own office as City Architect, in the New City Hall in 1881. (See San Francisco, California, City Directory, 1881, p. 446.)

After the dissolution of this firm c. 1882, Pelton remained in practice at 330 Pine Street. (See the San Francisco, California, City Directory, 1883, p. 1106.)

Principal, E.A. Hatherton, Architect, San Francisco, CA, c. 1883. In 1883, Hatherton operated his solo practice in Room #33 of the Saint Ann's Building in San Francisco, on the northwest corner of Powell and Eddy Streets. (See the San Francisco, California, City Directory, 1883, p. 1106.) Hatherton was involved with the design and construction of Augustus Laver's San Francisco City Hall c. 1880. A note in the Daily Alta California stated: "The nomination of Mr. E.A. Hatherton for re-election as Architect of the New City Hall gives general satisfaction. His election will gratify all whose opinion is worth anything." (See "The City," Daily Alta California, vol. 32, no. 10876, 01/24/1880, p. 1.)

City Architect, City of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, c. 1888-1891.

Partner, Hatherton and McIntosh, Architects, Tacoma, WA, c. 1891- .

Principal, E.A. Hatherton, Architect, Tacoma, WA, 1893. In 1893, Hatherton leased Rooms #7, 8, 9 and 10 in the Lawrence Building in Tacoma. (See R.L. Polk and Company's Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1893, p. 926.)



Edward Angus Hatherton was born in England.

In 1881, Hatherton lived at 241 16th Street in San Francisco, CA. (See San Francisco, California, City Directory, 1881, p. 446.) A year later, voter records indicated that he had moved to a dwelling at 6 Eddy Street. He registered to vote in San Francisco on (See, Source Citation: California State Library; Sacramento, California; Great Registers, 1866-1898; Collection Number: 4-2A; CSL Roll Number: 54; FHL Roll Number: 977203, accessed 07/14/2021.)

Hatherton committed suicide in San Francisco, CA, in 1896. (See: "The mystery is solved (commits suicide at San Francisco)," Tacoma Daily Ledger, 05/28/1896, p. 5.) This was during a prolonged slump in the construction industry due to the Panic of 1893.

Biographical Notes

As per voter records of 1882, Hatherton had been naturalized in the US District Court in San Francisco on 09/30/1878.

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  • San Francisco, CA (Architect's Death)
    San Francisco, CA

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