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Charles Herbert Bebb


Charles Herbert Bebb, British architect. Fellow American Institute Architects, 1911, Royal Society Arts, London; member Washington State Chapter A.I.A (president 3 terms).; Mason (32°, Shriner).


Bebb, Charles Herbert was born on April 10, 1856 in West Hall, Mortlake, Surrey, England. Son of Henry Charles Lewis and Jessie (Green) Bebb.


Graduated from the high school, Kensington, London. Student King’s College, London, Yverdun and University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and School of Mines, London.


1 son, Joseph Crispia. Came to the United States, 1880. Naturalized citizen, 1915.

Began practice, Chicago. Illinois, 1886; moved to Seattle. Washington, 1893; member Bebb and Gould.

Seattle, 1912-1939, now Bebb and Jones. Firm architects of buildings for University of Washington, residences and commercial buildings, Bellingham, Everett, Mount Vernon, Yakima, etc. Personally in charge as supervising architect of Washington State Capitol since 1911, and has served as architect for county, city, school and park bds. and as chairman Board of Appeals.


Fellow American Institute Architects, 1911, Royal Society Arts, London. Member Washington State Chapter A.I.A (president 3 terms). Mason (32°, Shriner).

Clubs: University, Rainier, Ranch, Seattle Golf, Olympic Golf. Kalso Gun.


Married Virginia Rutter Burns, November 22, 1882 (died December 6, 1926).

Henry Charles Lewis Bebb

Jessie (Green) Bebb

Virginia Rutter Burns