Party affiliation: Republican
With Tower & Wallace, architects and engrs., New York City, 1899-1901. Member Parkinson & Bergstrom, Los Angeles, California, 1902-1913. Practice alone since 1913.
Became president Los Angeles Housing Commission, 1916. President Allied Architects Association, Los Angeles, 1921-1933. Editor Uniform Building Code, State of California, 1928-1939.
Chief consulting architect, United States War Department, 1941. Chief architect The Pentagon, War Department Building, Washington, District of Columbia, 1942, chief architect, Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles Company Hospital, Los Angeles Hall of Justice, Los Angeles Museum History, Science and Art.