Charles Murdock (1858- ), Architect
Charles Murdock was born in 1858 in Washington, D.C. In the 1900 federal census, he was listed as an architect in Omaha, though he was not found in any Omaha directories 1866-1915. Murdock was the principal of Murdock & Sons, but the dates of practice are currently unknown. He was married to Elizabeth and had at least three children. Murdock was not found in Nebraska during searches through the U.S. Censuses of 1880 and 1910.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Educational & Professional Associations
1900: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.
____: Murdock & Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.
Buildings & Projects
Wyoming Governor’s Mansion (n.d.), Cheyenne, Wyoming.
a. Attributed as Murdock & Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.
1. Margaret F. Schmidt, “Monroe Congregational Church and New Hope Cemetery,” National Register of Historic Places-Registration Form. Columbus: New Hope Cemetery Association, August, 1990. <http://www.nebraskahistory.org/histpres/nebraska/platte/PT00-033-MonroeCongCh.pdf>
2. Patrick Haynes, Nebraska State Historic Preservation Office, to David Murphy, email communication, June 9, 2011.
3. 1900 United States Census, s.v. “Chas W. Murdock,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.
D. Murphy, “Charles Murdock (1858- ), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 19, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, April 20, 2021.
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