Claude Kenneth Camblin (1879-1954), Architect
Claude K. Camblin was born October 19, 1879. He attended the Atlantic, Iowa, Grammar and High School from 1889-1901, after which he attended the Iowa State College of Engineering from 1901-1903. Camblin continued his education for a year at the International Correspondence School, 1903-1904. After college, he worked a short stint as a tracer and timekeeper for P. J. Creedon & Sons, Architects in Omaha. He then worked at various other Omaha companies until moving back to Lincoln in 1929, where he became a designer for Meginnis & Schaumberg, Architects. In 1938, Camblin became a Registered Professional Architect in Nebraska. He ended his career with Leo A. Daly Company, Architects in Omaha.
Educational & Professional Associations
1889-1901: student, Atlantic (Iowa) Schools.
1901-1903: student, Iowa State College of Engineering.
1903-1904: student, International Correspondence School.
1904-1905: construction, Graham & Uhr Real Estate, Omaha, Nebraska.
1910-1928: drafting and estimating instructor, Omaha Y.M.C.A., Omaha, Nebraska.
1938: Registered Professional Architect Nebraska, August 19, 1938, A-69.
1939-1945: draftsman, Meginnis & Schaumberg, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.
1946-1954: draftsman, Leo A. Daly Company, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.
1954: Last Registered, Nebraska.
Buildings & Projects
1. Application for Registration to Practice Professional Engineering and Architecture, Nebraska State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Architects, June 14, 1938. Nebraska State Historical Society RG081 SG2
2. “Camblin Services Planned in Omaha,” Lincoln Star (August 27, 1954), 9:2.
D. Murphy, “Claude Kenneth Camblin (1879-1954), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, October 9, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 19, 2022.
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