Ambrose E. Alexander (ca. 1891-1961), Architect & Contractor

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Lincoln, Nebraska, ca. 1910s-20s

Ambrose E. Alexander was born ca. 1891 and was the son of Harry E. Alexander. His brother was architect John M. Alexander. Harry joined John’s real estate office in 1917, and Ambrose joined the firm in 1920. From about 1915 to 1953, the firm primarily constructed homes and apartments buildings. In about 1954, the firm began to primarily deal with real estate transactions. [2] Ambrose Alexander passed away on March 31, 1961. [3]

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.

Educational & Professional Associations

1920: listed as contractor, buildings in federal census.

Buildings & Projects

Patmore-Schlaebitz house (1917), 1944 Park Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska. (LC13:D05-293)



1. NeHBSdb2000

2. Sunday Journal and Star (May 30, 1954), 19.

3. Lincoln Journal Star (April 1, 1961), 9-10; Lincoln Star (April 1, 1961), 3, 17.

Page Citation

Catherine Cramer & D. Murphy, “Ambrose E. Alexander (ca. 1891-1961), Architect & Contractor,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, December 6, 2017. Accessed, August 11, 2022.

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