Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Thomas, Donald

ID: 1755
Full Name: Donald P. Thomas
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 1898-01-10
Death Date: 1970-01-05
Family: Parents: Donald P. Thomas's father was the noted Seattle architect, Harlan Thomas (1870-1953).
Relocation: Thomas was born in Denver, CO, and died in Seattle, WA; according to the 1910 Federal Census, Thomas was 12 years old and lived in the W8P10 census precinct of Seattle, WA. He reported an address of 3911 47th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA, in 1942.
Biographical Information: Education: Coursework, University of Washington, Seattle, 1918-1920; B.Arch., University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Philadelphia, PA, 1922;
Work History: Draftsman, James Gamble Rogers, Architect, New York, NY, 1922-1923; Designer, [Harlan] Thomas and [Clyde] Grainger, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1924-1926; Partner, Thomas, Grainger and Thomas, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1927-1949; Partner, Grainger, Thomas and [Edwin J.] Baar, 1950-1957; Partner, Thomas and Baar, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1958-1965; "A Chronicle of Harlan Thomas--Designing Architect," (Seattle: City of Seattle, Department of Community Development, 10/1975), p. 2, stated: "[Donald] Thomas had also worked with other firms such as Bebb and Gould and F. A. Naramore."
Miscellaneous: SSN: 535-30-2835;
Professional Awards: College: Two bronze student medals, University of Pennsylvania (Penn), 1921-1922;
Countries: United States