D. W. Line, Architect
D. W. Line was born in Iowa, circa 1887. His first name may be Deloss or Deloro, depending on if one checks the federal census of 1910 or 1920.[c] Despite having different first names, they appear to be the same person, as they have the same birth year, the same birth place, and similar occupations. Line worked as a draftsman and an architect in Omaha.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Omaha, Nebraska, 1915
Educational & Professional Associations
1910: draftsman, Motor Car, Omaha, Nebraska.
1911: draftsman, McKeen Motor Car Company, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]
1912: unlisted, Omaha, Nebraska.
1913: draftsman, Omaha, Nebraska.
1914-1915: architect, Bankers Realty Investment Co., Omaha, Nebraska.[b]
1920: salesman, Lumber Co., Omaha, Nebraska.
Buildings & Projects
Building (1913), 3501 Hamilton St., Omaha, Nebraska. (DO09:0218-006)
House (1914), 711 Pine St., Omaha, Nebraska. (DO09:0064-033)
a. First Omaha directory listing, 1911.
b. Last Omaha directory listing, 1915; no Omaha directories 1916-1927.
c. The 1910 U.S. Census has Line's first name as Deloss, but the 1920 U.S. Census has it as Deloro.
1. City of Omaha Planning Department, Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, Database, Query on Architects, May 20, 2002; courtesy of Lynn Meyer, Preservation Planner
2. 1910 United States Census, s.v. “DeLoss W. Line,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.
3. 1920 United States Census, s.v. “DeLoro W. Line,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.
D. Murphy, “D. W. Line, Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 12, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, April 15, 2021.
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