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Architectural firm executive

William Hutton Knight, American architectural firm executive. Licensed architect, California. Recipient 7 Merit awards City of Santa Rosa, since 1970.

Background

Knight, William Hutton was born on June 14, 1938 in Sebastopol, California, United States. Son of Kenneth E. and Doris (Hutton) Knight.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Stanford University, 1964.

Career

Associate architect, Nor-Cal Engineers/Designers, Santa Rosa, California, 1960-1969; partner, Williams & Knight Architects, Santa Rosa, 1969-1980; private practice, Santa Rosa, 1980-1987; partner, Knight, Wagner, Flynn Architects, Santa Rosa, 1987-1992; president, Knight, Wagner, Flynn Architects, Santa Rosa, since 1992. Member of advisory county Becoming Indiana, Santa Rosa, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Licensed architect, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Santa Rosa Design Review Manual, 1980.

Membership

Co-chair Sonoma County Committee to Elect Frank Belott, Santa Rosa, 1968. Member, chairperson Santa Rosa Design Review Board, 1973-1979, Santa Rosa/Sonoma County Design Review Board, 1982-1983. Councilman, mayor Santa Rosa City Council, since 1990.

With United States Air Force, 1960-1965. Member American Institute Architects (past president, president, director Redwood Empire chapter since 1970), Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1988), Sonoma County Alliance (director 1989), North Bay Stanford Club (president 1968), Active 20/30 Club (president 1971).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, backpacking, canoeing.

Connections

Married Luetta-Heap Brooks, September 10, 1963 (divorced April 1977). Children: Carrie Nicole, Graig Geoffrey, Leslie Knight Sullivan. Married Birte Irene Jorgensen, August 10, 1977.

father:
Kenneth E. Knight

mother:
Doris (Hutton) Knight

spouse:
Luetta-Heap Brooks

spouse:
Birte Irene Jorgensen

child:
Graig Geoffrey Knight

child:
Carrie Nicole Knight

child:
Leslie Knight Sullivan Knight