Elrey G. Peterson (1893-1990), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1929-1970

Elrey G. Peterson was born September 5, 1893. He was a draftsman for Kimball Steele & Sandham, then went on to be an architect for a few different organizations such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Nance Engineering. Peterson died May 13, 1990.[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.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Omaha, Nebraska, 1959-1976

Educational & Professional Associations

1925-1926: draftsman, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1929-1932: draftsman, Kimball Steele & Sandham, Omaha, Nebraska.

1933: no Omaha directory.

1934-1942: draftsman, Omaha, Nebraska.

1943-1944: no Omaha directory.

1945-1965: architect, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha, Nebraska.

1959: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-481; August 29, 1959.[1]

1966-1969: architect, Nance Engineering, Omaha, Nebraska.

1970-1976: retired, Omaha, Nebraska.

1990: License expired December 31, 1990.[1]

Buildings & Projects


a. First Omaha directory listing, 1925.


1. “Professional license results for Elrey G. Peterson,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed January 7, 2014, http://www.ea.ne.gov/search/search.php?page=details&lic=A481

2. Number: 507-22-2962; Issue State: Nebraska; Issue Date: Before 1951; Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Elrey G. Peterson (1893-1990), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 21, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, September 29, 2023.

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