Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Richards, William

ID: 1006
Full Name: William Richards
Occupation: Engineer and Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 09/17/1871
Death Date: 11/10/1945
Family: Relocation: Richards was born in Darlington, England, emigrated in 1912, and died in Los Angeles County, CA, at the age of 74;
Biographical Information: Education: Queens College, Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, c. 1891.
Work History: Partner, Dodd and Richards, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1915-1930; Principal, William Richards, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1945;
Miscellaneous: SSN: 550-09-5597; according to architectural biographer, Henry Withey, a contemporary of Richards's in Los Angeles, the firm of Dodd and Richards specialized in commercial work (p. 508).
Countries: United Kingdom
United States
Locations: Architect's Office:
Los Angeles, CA
Architect's Birth:
Darlington, Darlington
Architect's Death:
Los Angeles, CA