William J. Gage (1891-1965)


Gage, William J.

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 08 March 1891 - d. 28 September 1965 (source: California Death Index online)
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Fargo, ND; Seattle, WA; Santa Ana, CA

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1952-1954

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Biographical listing in 1956 American Architects Directory

Biographical Information:
Contributed by Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis
William J. Gage was born in New York City, studied architecture at the University of Illinois before his employment with Long, Lamoreaux and Long of Minneapolis (1911), and later joined Ellerbe and Round of St. Paul (1912-1913). After moving to Fargo in 1913, Gage drafted for Haxby and Gillespie until 1915 when his partnership with Archie DeWitte Ashelman began. Around 1919, Gage moved to Seattle and then to California in 1921.

Related Records

Partner of Archie DeWitte Ashelman

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application, resignation.

Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis
       Ashelman and Gage collection (N 54)
       Collection contains plans for a residence in Hillsboro, North Dakota, designed by architects Ashelman and Gage.
       For more information https://www.lib.umn.edu/naa