Edward W. Olson (1859- ), Carpenter

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Kearney, 1891, and Fullerton, Nebraska, 1900

Edward W. Olson was born in October 1859, in Wisconsin. After moving to Nebraska, he worked as an architect in Kearney and as a carpenter in Fullerton. In 1900, Olson had one daughter, Luda, but no wife was listed in the census.[1] He was not found in the federal census in Nebraska in 1880 or 1910.

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.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Kearney, Nebraska, 1891

Educational & Professional Associations

1891: architect & builder, Kearney, Nebraska.[a]

1900: carpenter, Fullerton, Nebraska.[1]

Buildings & Projects


a. First and last Kearney directory listing, 1891. No Kearney directories, 1892-1908.


1. 1900 United States Census, s.v. “Edward W. Olson,” Fullerton, Nance County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Edward W. Olson (1859- ), Carpenter,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 2, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 11, 2022.

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