Wesley G. Wells
Wells, Wesley G.
Occupation: American architect
Location (state): MN
Not a member of the AIA.
Contributed by Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis
Wesley G. Wells was born in 1901 and educated in Minnesota. He spent most of his working life in the state. He received training both in architecture and engineering and worked at a number of jobs in these fields. From 1926 to 1934 he operated his own practice designing state armories, dormitories, private residences, apartment houses, store buildings, service stations and breweries. Although the chronology is not clear, he spent time in the 1930s and 1940s in the employ of the U.S. Government as a topographical surveyor and engineer in the Control Section and Operations of the War Department, the State of Minnesota Military Department, the St. Paul Public Works Department, the National Parks Service, the Public Works Administration and the College of St. Thomas (St. Paul). In the latter several positions, he worked as an architect/draftsman.
Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis
Wesley G. Wells papers (N 47)
Collection contains personal papers and drawings and specifications of building designed by Wesley G. Wells.
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