Robert Ainsworth was a California architect who worked in several popular styles. Drawings, photographs and specifications
document the Ward Kimball house, a California ranch style house, designed and built in 1937 in San Gabriel, California.
Robert Henry Ainsworth was born on June 2, 1895, in Wisconsin. He achieved a B.S.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
in 1921 and joined the United States Navy in 1917, where he stayed for one year. He worked as a draftsman at various architectural
firms from 1922 to 1926 and established his own firm in 1932. He based his practice in Los Angeles, California, and designed
many residences in Pasadena. In addition to these private homes, Ainsworth headed the architectural projects at Grover Cleveland
Elementary School and the Pasadena Human Society Building in Pasadena. Robert Henry Ainsworth died in Los Angeles on April