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Landscape architect

Robert Lester Woerner, American landscape architect. Certified landscape architect, Washington, Idaho. Recipient Industrial Landscaping Award American Association Nurserymen, Lincoln Building, Spokane, 1966; recipient Certified of Merit Washington Water Power, 1967, State Industrial Landscaping award Wash State Nurserymen's Association, Washington Water Power, 1968.


Woerner, Robert Lester was born on January 31, 1925 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of William John and Loretta Bertha (Hettel) Woerner.


Bachelor of Science, State University of New York College Forestry, Syracuse, 1949.


Draftsman N.A., Rotunno Landscape Architects, Syracuse, 1947-1949. Landscape architect Park District, Plan Commission, Yakima, Washington, 1949-1950. Assistant superintendent parks Spokane Park Department, Spokane, 1950-1956.

Director Denver Botanical Gardens, 1956-1958. Private practice landscape architect Spokane, 1959-2000. Chairman board registration Landscape Architects State of Washington, 1976-1978.

President Council Landscape Architectural Registration Boards, 1978-1979.


  • Certified landscape architect, Washington, Idaho.


Member Zoning Board Adjustment, Spokane, 1983. Member Urban Design Committee, 1983. Member Capitol Campus Design Advisory Committee, 1982-1994.

Corporal United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (president 1979-1980, Distinguished Service award 1976). Member Kiwanis, Masons.


Married Mary Jane Warn, May 12, 1952. Children: Jane Marie, Anne Louise.

William John Woerner

Loretta Bertha (Hettel) Woerner

Mary Jane Warn

Jane Marie Woerner

Anne Louise Woerner