William H. Toepke
Mr. Toepke has been identified with the profession of architect for the last eighteen years both in San Francisco and in San Mateo County.
He drew the plans for the San Mateo Union High School, the San Mateo central fire station, the Elk’s Club, and numerous residences of Burlingame, *San Mateo and Redwood City.
Among the many edifices for which Mr. Toepke has drawn Plans in San Francisco might be mentioned the Flatiron Building at Market and Sansome Streets, and apartment for the Cuneo Estate and the Doe Estate, the Mission High School and the Maskey Building, where Mr. Toepke has offices.
Mr. Toepke was born July 12, 1871 in San Francisco, and has lived in this city all his life, with the exception of the last eleven years when he has resided in San Mateo County. He received his education in the city’s grammar and high school, and then later fitted himself for the profession which he is now following.
Mr. Toepke is interested in fraternal life and is a member of the San Mateo Elk’s Club No. 1112. He served as Trustee for the City of San Mateo.
Transcribed by Karen L. Pratt
Source: History of San Mateo County by Philip W. Alexander & Charles P. Hamm page 183-184. Press of Burlingame Publishing Co., Burlingame, CA. 1916.
© 2004 Karen L. Pratt.
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