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Landscape architect

Paul Makoto Saito, American landscape architect. Recipient Daisy award California Landscape Contractors Association, 1975; Certified Recognition, California Polytechnic Alumni Association, 1981; award of Merit, California Garden Club, 1985.

Background

Saito, Paul Makoto was born on October 2, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of William Taketora and Mabel Hiro (Ono) Saito.

Education

Associate of Arts, Pierce College. Bachelor of Science, California Polytechnic Institute.

Career

Landscape architect assistant, Recreation and Parks Department, Los Angeles, 1959-1964; landscape architect, Anaheim Recreation and Parks Department, California, 1964-1972; president, Recreation Land Planners Inc., Placentia, California, 1972-1976; president, Saito-Sullivan Associations, Brea, California, 1976-1980; president, Saito Associations, Fresno, California, since 1980.

Politics

Manifestations religious freedom include supporting separation of church and state, advocating for people everywhere to be guaranteed the right to worship free from discrimination, and lifting up respectful dialog as a healthy means to understanding.

Views

The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

Membership

Served with Air National Guard, 1968-1974. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects, American Institute Landscape Architects (international president 1971-1973), Council Landscape Architects (president 1985), State Board Landscape Architects (president since 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: attending football and baseball games.

Connections

Married Gloria Katsuko Takehashi, June 1, 1963. 1 child, Naomi Kikuko.

father:
William Taketora Saito

mother:
Mabel Hiro (Ono) Saito

spouse:
Gloria Katsuko Takehashi

child:
Naomi Kikuko Saito