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Wurster, William Wilsonlocked

(20 October 1895–19 September 1973)
  • Edward A. Goedeken


Wurster, William Wilson (20 October 1895–19 September 1973), architect and educator, was born in Stockton, California, the only child of Frederick Wurster, a banker, and Maude Wilson, a homemaker. Wurster's paternal grandparents had come to California over the Isthmus of Panama, and his maternal grandmother arrived after sailing around Cape Horn. Wurster attended the Stockton schools, graduating from high school in 1913. During the summer vacations, he worked in the office of E. B. Brown, a local architect, producing basic drawings and learning the basics of what would become his avocation....

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