Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Haskell, Fitch

ID: 513
Full Name: Fitch Harrison Haskell
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 10/30/1883
Death Date: 05/20/1962
Family: Spouse: Haskell married in 1921, and had had two children by 1956;
Relocation: Haskell was born in Ashtabula, OH, and died in Santa Clara County, CA at the age of 78;
Biographical Information: Education: Phillps Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH, 1901; B.A., Harvard College, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1905; B.S., Lawrence Scientific School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1906; D.P.L.G., Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, 1911; traveled in Europe to France, England, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland;
Work History: Draftsman, McKim, Mead and White, Architects, New York, NY, 1912-1916; Draftsman, Guy Lowell, Architect, New York, NY, 1916; Partner, Godley and Haskell, New York, NY, 1916-1920; Partner, Bennett and Haskell, Architects, Pasadena, CA, 1922-1934; Principal, Fitch H. Haskell, AIA, Pasadena, CA, 1934-c. 1956; after the dissolution of his partnership with Cyril Bennett, Haskell designed for several architectural offices in Southern California, including, Hunt and Chambers, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, William Templeton Johnson, Architect, San Diego, CA, Heitschmidt and Matcham, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, and Frederick Kennedy, Jr., Los Angeles, CA;
Professional Awards: College: Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA;
Countries: United States
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Ashtabula, OH