William H. Corlett (1856-1937)

National Register #82002212: Alexandria Hotel, California
Alexandria Hotel
840-844 Brown Street, Napa
Built 1910
Photographed 25 November 2010
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William H. Corlett was the son of William P. Corlett who established the family in Napa in 1875.

William pere established a planing mill around 1882. William fils and his brother Robert operated the planing mill as Corlett Bros., Enterprise Planing Mill. The mill grew to be the largest in Napa County and served Napa, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo Counties.

In 1911, William H. Corlett purchased his brother's interest and continued the operation of the mill. By this time, William H. Corlett was both an architect and a builder. He designed and built numerous buildings in Napa County and Oakland.

In addition to his architectural practice, Corlett operated a planing mill, served on the Napa City Council for three terms and on the Napa County School Board for eleven years.

Name Year Address City Sort Address Sort Name
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Manasse Mansion1886443 Brown StreetNapaBrown 0443Manasse Mansion
Migliavacca Mansion18901475 Fourth StreetNapa0 Street 04 1475Migliavacca Mansion
Napa County Hall of Records1916Courthouse PlazaNapaCoombsNapa County Hall of Records
Napa Post Office19321352 2nd StreetNapa0 Street 02 1352Napa Post Office
Noyes Mansion19031750 1st StreetNapa0 Street 01 1750Noyes Mansion
Richie Block18921335 Main StreetSt. HelenaMain 1335Richie Block
St. Helena Carnegie Library19081360 Oak AvenueSt. HelenaOak 1360St. Helena Carnegie Library
Wulff House1885549 Brown StreetNapaBrown 0549Wulff House

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