Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Molvik, Halton

ID: 3897
Full Name: Halton Molvik
Occupation: Building Contractor
Birth Date: 02/09/1920
Death Date: 02/26/2007
Family: Spouse: Married Helen Molvik in 1945; she died in 1984. His second wife was Trude Molvik, whom he married in 1986.
Parents: He was the youngest of 17 children.
Children: Molvik had a daughter, Carol Korpi and a son, Dennis Molvik, both of whom lived in Shoreline, WA, in 2007.
Relocation: Halton Molvik was born in a small family settlement, Molvika, in Northern Norway, in the Arctic. He attended business school in Hamar, Norway in 1943. They immigrated to the United States in 1948, resettling in the Scandinavian Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, WA.
Biographical Information: Work History: Commercial Fisherman, Ballard, Seattle, WA, c. 1948-1950; Founder/Principal, Molvik Construction, Seattle, WA, 1952-1992.
Miscellaneous: Member, Norwegian Commercial Club; Member, Sons of Norway; Member, Nordslandslaget; Member, Westminster Community Church.
Countries: Norway
United States
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Architect's Death:
Edmonds, WA