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Male, US, born 1894-06-09, died 1972-02-26

Associated with the firms network

Heitschmidt and Matcham, Architects; Heitschmidt and Thompson, Architects; Heitschmidt, Earl T. Architect; Heitschmidt, Earl T., and Associates; Heitschmidt, Matcham and Davis, Architects

Professional History

Draftsman, Whitehouse and Fouilhoux, Architects, Portland, OR, 1912-1917; Designer, Edwin S. Dodge, Architect, Boston, MA, 1922; Designer, A.E. Doyle, Architect, Portland, OR, 1923; Job Captain, Schultze and Weaver, Architects, New York, NY and West Coast, 1922-1929; Principal, Earl Heitschmidt, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1930-1939; Partner, Heitschmidt, Matcham and Davis, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1939-1942; Partner, Heitschmidt and Matcham, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1944-1950; Principal, Earl T. Heitschmidt, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1950-1955; Partner, Heitschmidt and Thompson, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1955-1965; Principal and Chairman of the Board, Earl T. Heitschmidt and Associates, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1965-1972;

Heitschmidt joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 1934. In 1940, the Southern CA Chapter of the AIA named Heitschmidt to serve on its Executive Board of the State [Architects] Association, Southern Section, replacing Sylvanus B. Marston (1883-1946) who vacated the post to become the Southern Chapter's President. He was appointed Regional Director, AIA, Sierra-Nevada Chapter, in 1946-1948; when surveyed in 1962, Heitschmidt indicated that he was a Registered Architect in the States of AZ, CA, MI, OR, and WA; he also indicated himself to have been NCARB Certified.

Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1949; initiated into Lambda Alpha International, an honorary land economics society, 1957: local president of Lambda Alpha International, 1965;


Special Student, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1915-1917, (American Architects Directory 1962, p. 302, indicates 1916-1917 at University of Oregon); Special Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1921-1922;

Boston Society of Architects Prize, 1921-1922;


Born in Portland, OR; died in Los Angeles County, CA at the age of 77; Heitschmidt's last residence was in San Marino, CA;

Heitschmidt married in 1918;

When surveyed in 1955, Heitschmidt indicated that he had had two children.

SSN: 572-26-4018;

Associated Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA (Architect's Office)
    2010 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90057-3507

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    Earl T. Heitschmidt Office;

  • Portland, OR (Architect's Birth)
    Portland, OR

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PCAD id: 79