Allen Booth Salisbury (1927-1999), Architect

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Sioux City, Iowa, 1957-1960

Allen Booth Salisbury was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on March 22, 1927. Before studying architecture, Salisbury served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1946. He attended Iowa State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering in 1950.[1][2] Salisbury died on April 7, 1999 in West Des Moines, Iowa.[4]

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Sioux City, Iowa, 1957-1959, 1960

Educational & Professional Associations

1948-1950: student, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

1950-19__: Smith, Voorhees, Jensen, Associates, Des Moines, Iowa.[1][2]

1957: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-411; March 30, 1957.[3]

Buildings & Projects

Federal Home Loan Bank Building (1967), Des Moines, Iowa.[2]

Grand View College Library, & Science &. Classroom Building (1968), Des Moines, Iowa.[2]

Fremont-Mills Community Junior-Senior High School (1969), Tabor, Iowa.[2]

General United Life Insurance Office Building (1969), West Des Moines, Iowa.[2]



1. American Institute of Architects, comp., American Architects Directory Second Ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1962), 609, accessed April 4, 2010,

2. American Institute of Architects, comp., American Architects Directory Third Ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1970), 794, accessed April 4, 2010,

3. “Professional license results for Allen B. Salisbury,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed September 3, 2013,

4. Number: 484-20-2122; Issue State: Iowa; Issue Date: Before 1951; U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2011.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Allen Booth Salisbury (1927-1999), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 21, 2015. Accessed, August 11, 2022.

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