Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Kesling, William

ID: 372
Full Name: William P. Kesling
Occupation: Designer
Gender: M
Nationality: Germany/US
Family: Spouse: Kesling lived in Los Angeles, CA, according to the 1930 Federal Census;
Relocation: Kesling was born c. 1901.
Biographical Information: Work History: Kesling was a successful builder of Streamlined Moderne houses for the middle class in Los Angeles before 1937; Kesling was convicted of fraud in 1937 and moved to San Diego; he worked here until c. 1957, when, agian, he ran into legal problems, and was forced out of the housing business; he spent his last working years as a carpenter and handyman;
Countries: Germany
United States