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educator , Interior designer

David Ross Ogg, American interior designer, educator. Achievements include patents for educational program for pure-bred dog owners. Recipient design award, Hotel & Restaurant Association, 1970, Outstanding Service award, West Highland White Terrier Club, Calif, 1982.


Ogg, David Ross was born on February 1, 1937 in Abilene, Texas, United States. Son of Elmore Ross and Kitty May Ogg.


Student, University Rhode Island, 1955—1956. Student, Southern Illinois University, 1956—1957. Student, Trade Technology School, 1965—1966.


Freelance motion picture & television set designer, 1964—1967. Senior designer, project coordinator Albert Parvin Dohrmann Company, Beverly Hills, California, 1968—1972. Director design Memorial Hospital, Culver City, 1972—1974.

Senior designer R.W. Smith & Company, San Diego, 1977—1984. Founder, principal David Ogg Designs, since 1984. Faculty member Grossmont College, El Cajon, since 1981.

Member dean's advisory council School Fine Arts, San Diego State University, since 1981. Member Orchids & Onions Jury, 1980. Program chairman Design Expo Trade Show, 1982.

Served with United States Air Force, 1958-1962.


  • Achievements include patents for educational program for pure-bred dog owners.


Member of Pure Bred Dog Judges American Association, Institute Business Designers (certified member 1982), American Society Interior Designers (design committee member 1982, vice president, board directors San Diego chapter, certified member 1980), El Cajon, Del Sur Kennel (board directors 1983).


Elmore Ross

Kitty May Ogg