Claude Kenneth Camblin (1879-1954), Architect

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Claude Kenneth Camblin, 1938
Omaha, 1904-1929, 1946-1954, and Lincoln, Nebraska, 1929-1945

Claude K. Camblin was born October 19, 1879.[1] 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.[1] He ended his career with Leo A. Daly Company, Architects in Omaha.

Camblin died August 25, 1954 in Omaha.[2] He was a member of the United Presbyterian Church of Omaha.[2]

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

1889-1901: student, Atlantic (Iowa) Schools.[1]

1901-1903: student, Iowa State College of Engineering.[1]

1903-1904: student, International Correspondence School.[1]

1904: tracer and timekeeper, P. J. Creedon & Sons, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1904-1905: construction, Graham & Uhr Real Estate, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1906-1927: tracer, designer, and superintendent, F. A. Henninger, Architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1910-1928: drafting and estimating instructor, Omaha Y.M.C.A., Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1927-1929: designer, George Fisher, Architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1929-1938: designer, Meginnis & Schaumberg, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]

1938: Registered Professional Architect Nebraska, August 19, 1938, A-69.[1]

1939-1945: draftsman, Meginnis & Schaumberg, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1946-1954: draftsman, Leo A. Daly Company, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1954: Last Registered, Nebraska.[1]

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.

Page Citation

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. Accessed, October 1, 2022.

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