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Irving Gardner Smith

Irving Gardner Smith, American architect.


  • Smith, Irving Gardner was born on May 18, 1899 in Mason City, Iowa, United States. Son of William Irving and Edith Gardner (Hicks) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Oregon, 1920. Postgraduate Massachusetts Institute Technology.


    • 1 son, Frederick G. Began architectural career with various firms, Los Angeles. Staff Dickey & Wood, Honolulu, Whiitehouse & Associates, architects, Portland, Oregon. With Whitehouse, Stanton & Church, since 1931, with A. E. Doyle & Associates, Portland, 1937-1942.

      With Pietro Belluschi (successor to A. E. Doyle & Associates), 1943-1952. Partner Irving G. Smith & George C. Kotchik, Portland, 1955-1958. Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1952-1954, 58—.


    Member Oregon Board Architectural Examiners. 1953-1958, president, 1956-1957. Member city planning committee, Oswego, Oregon Registered architect, Oregon, Washington.

    (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (president Oregon chapter 1948, trustee 1950-1953, director Northwest district 1950-1953, chairman convention committee 1953. Member Oregon Building Congress, Portland Chamber of Commerce, Phi Delta Theta. Mason.; Clubs: Multnomah Athletic, Sertoma (Portland).


    • Married Frances Elizabeth Voll., November 28, 1926.
    • father: William Irving Smith
    • mother: Edith Gardner (Hicks) Smith
    • spouse: Frances Elizabeth Voll.
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    Born March 18, 1899
    Died October 31, 1965
    (aged 66)