Ernest Frederick Schreiber (ca. 1890- ), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1923-1962

Ernest Frederick Schreiber was born in Illinois, circa 1890, to German immigrant parents. He was a World War I veteran and worked as an architect in Omaha.[4] In the 1940 Omaha directory, Schreiber was listed with a wife, Marie.

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, 1923-1932, 1938-1962

Educational & Professional Associations

1917: architect and partner, Gillespie, Porter & Schreiber, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[b]

1920-1921: architect and partner, Porter & Schreiber, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1929-1931: architect, 601 Peters Trust Building, Omaha, Nebraska.

1932-1934: not listed, Omaha, Nebraska.

1935: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

No 1936 directory.

1937-1958: chief architect, FHA, Omaha, Nebraska.

1938: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-17; February 8, 1938.[3]

1961-1963: profession not listed, Omaha, Nebraska.

1964: retired, Omaha, Nebraska.

Buildings & Projects

House (1923), 1614 Spencer St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0140-044)

House (1923), 5429 Western Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0438-154)

Duplex (1923), 2518-20 Emmet St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0227-007)

House (1924), 5315 Cuming St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0438-005)

House (1924), 661 N. 56th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0436-011)

House (1924), 5327 Izard St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0438-202)

J.E. Megeath House (1924), 90th St. & Dodge St., Omaha, Nebraska.[5] (DO09:0771-001)

Shoup House (1924), 1330 S. 78th Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[6]

Commercial Building (1925), 4613-17 N. 24th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0148-003)

House (1927), 2012 N. 52nd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0444-158)


a. The Business Sections of the Omaha City Directory gives the dates,1923-1932.[2]

b. First Omaha directory listing, 1917.


1. City of Omaha Planning Department, Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, Database, Query on Architects, May 20, 2002; courtesy of Lynn Meyer, Preservation Planner.

2. “A Comprehensive Program for Historic Preservation in Omaha,” (Omaha: Omaha City Planning Department, 1980), 92-93 (Omaha Directories, Business Section listings).

3. “Professional license results for Ernest Frederick Schreiber,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed September 3, 2013,

4. 1930 United States Census, s.v. “Ernest F. Schreiber,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through

5. "Building New Home to Look Old," Omaha World-Herald (August 3, 1924), 18.

6. "First Home in Loveland," Omaha World-Herald (August 3, 1924), 18.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Ernest Frederick Schreiber (ca. 1890- ), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 13, 2018. Accessed, September 29, 2022.

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