William Stokes (c.1833 – March 28, 1901) was an architect in the Bay Area during the latter half of the 19th century.

The Henry House - Portland Hotel located at 468-482 - Ninth Street is believed to have been designed by Stokes.

In 1879 he was architect for the new Hall of Records, and supervised the construction. 1

Stokes worked with Julius C. Mathews, father of Walter J. Mathews.

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Stokes was born in Canada. He married Ellen (Stokes); it's unknown if they had any children. Stokes died on March 28, 1901, at his home on Telegraph Avenue. 2

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  1. Hall of Records Oakland Tribune May 13, 1879
  2. Death of Wm. Stokes Oakland Tribune March 28, 1901
  3. death notice for William Stokes Oakland Tribune March 29, 1901