Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Hays, William

ID: 701
Full Name: William Charles Hays
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Birth Date: 1873-07-07
Death Date: 1963-01-02
Family: Parents: His mother's maiden name was Dales.
Relocation: Hays's last residence was in Hayward, CA. He died in Alameda County, CA, at the age of 88.
Biographical Information: Work History: Designer, Howard and Galloway, Architect and Engineer, San Francisco, CA, 1906-1908; Associate, Kurahashi and Hays, Associated Architects, Fresno, CA, 1919-1920; Hays was Kurahashi's professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and served as his partner on the Fresno Buddhist Church, 1920. Hays was the architect of record, as he was the only partner licensed at the time. Principal, William C. Hays, Architect, Berkeley, CA.
Teaching: Long-time Department of Architecture Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and friend of the Dean John Galen Howard;
Miscellaneous: SSN: 553-60-7974;
Professional Awards: Post College: Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1930;
Countries: United States