C. E. Schaeffer (1886-1912), Architect

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North Platte, Nebraska, 1911

C. E. Schaeffer was born in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1886, to Harry M. Schaffer. He moved to North Platte to begin his architectural career, and he died on April 20, 1912.[1][a]

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.

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North Platte, Nebraska, 1911

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a. In source [1], his last name is spelled Schaffer, but in the 1911 North Platte directory, it is Schaeffer.

b. He was not found in 1910 federal census in Nebraska under either spelling.


1. “Deaths,” Lincoln Star (April 25, 1912), 2:3.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “C. E. Schaeffer (1886-1912), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 11, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 11, 2022.

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