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Irving Gardner Smith

architect.

Irving Gardner Smith, American architect.

Background

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.

Career

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—.

Membership

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).

Connections

Married Frances Elizabeth Voll., November 28, 1926.

father:
William Irving Smith

mother:
Edith Gardner (Hicks) Smith

spouse:
Frances Elizabeth Voll.