Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Morgridge, Howard

ID: 1233
Full Name: Howard Henry Morgridge
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 05/29/1919
Death Date: 07/28/2001
Family: Spouse: Married Alice Best Morgridge (08/01/1925- d. Newport Beach, CA, 05/12/1993) in 1947;
Parents: Howard H. Morgridge's father was George B. Morgridge (10/04/1882- d. Altadena, CA, 05/06/1968), his mother was Hazel H. Morgridge (b. Michigan 03/14/1887- d. Pasadena, CA, 07/24/1967)
Children: Three children;
Relocation: Morgridge's last residence was in the 92661 zip code of Newport Beach, CA.
Biographical Information: Education: B.Arch., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1942;
Work History: Junior Draftsman, Van Pelt and Lind, Los Angeles, CA, 1937; United States Army, Philippine Islands and Japan, 1944-1946; Designer, W.A. Bechtel Company, Los Angeles, CA, 1942; Designer, Marsh, Smith and Powell, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1943-1947; Partner, Marsh, Smith and Powell, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1948-1954; Partner, Smith, Powell, and Morgridge, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1954-1966;
Miscellaneous: Morgridge joined the AIA in 1947; SSN: 555-12-5176.
Professional Awards: Post College: Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1966, for Service to the Profession;
Archives: Documents on the firm are held in the Architecture & Design Collection, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara;
Countries: United States
Locations: Architect's Death:
Newport Beach, CA
Architect's Birth:
Pasadena, CA