Willis Ritchie

Architect

1864 – 1931

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Who was Willis Ritchie?

Willis Alexander Ritchie was an architect whose career began in Ohio and Kansas, but reached maturity in Seattle and Spokane, Washington.

Ritchie, who won numerous competitions for county courthouses and other public buildings in the early 1890s, was the first architect to achieve a statewide reputation in Washington. Among his major commissions is the Jefferson County, Washington courthouse, in Port Townsend, completed in 1890.

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Born
Jul 14, 1864
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Jan 17, 1931

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on July 23, 2013

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