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Wallace Neff

architect.

Wallace Neff, American architect. Served with United States Army,; Fellow American Institute of Architects.

Background

Neff, Wallace was born on January 28, 1895 in La Mirada, California, United States. Son of Edwin D. and Nancy (McNally) Neff.

Education

Graduate Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1918.

Career

Individual practice architecture, Hollywood, California.

Works

  • Author: Architecture of Southern California, 1964. Pioneer Airform House (Bubble House), 1938. Important works include residences of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, Herbert Hoover, King C. Gillette, Prince Rainier, Joan Bennett, Charles Thorne, Cary Grant, Amelia Gali-Curci, Robert M. Hutchins, Groucho Marx, Howard Hughes.

Membership

Served with United States Army. Fellow American Institute of Architects.

Connections

Married Louise UpdeGraff, June 21, 1923. Children: Phyllis, Wallace, Arthur.

father:
Edwin D. Neff

mother:
Nancy (McNally) Neff

spouse:
Louise UpdeGraff

children:
Phyllis Neff

Wallace Neff

Arthur Neff