Male, born 1878-04-03, died 1930-03-01

Associated with the firms network

State of California, Department of Engineering, Department of Architecture, McDougall, George, State Architect; Widdowson, A.R., Architect

Professional History


Principal, A.R. Widdowson, Architect, Sacramento, CA, c. 1919- ; in 1919, Widdowson had an office in Room #608 of the Forum Building in Sacramento, CA. (See "With the Architects: Result of Gladding, McBean Competition," Architect and Engineer of California, vol. LVI, no, 3, 03/1919, p. 118.") The 1920 US Census also noted that he worked as an architect in the State Architect's Office.



Born in Aston Cantlow, Stratford-on-Avon District, Warwickshire, England, Widdowson immigrated to the US in 1907, and was naturalized in 1911, according to 1920 US Census documents.

In 1920, Widdowson, his wife and two daughters lived at 1224 Dolores Highway in Sacramento, CA.

Both Arthur and Florence Widdowson were buried at the East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, CA.


He married Florence K. Turner Widdowson (1879-1969), who was also English by birth. They married at Eckington, Eckington, Derbyshire, England, on 05/15/1909. Florence outlived her husband by 38 years.


Arthur Widdowson and his wife had two daughters, Francis (born c. 1909 in CA), and Doris R. (born c. 1913 in CA).

Associated Locations

PCAD id: 7359