Ernest J. Messmore (1865- ), Architect

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Lincoln, 1900, and Omaha, Nebraska, 1909-1911

Ernest J. Messmore was born in March 1865 in Ohio. He was a carpenter and an architect in Lincoln and Omaha. He later moved to Colorado to continue his practice. Messmore was married to Mary and had four children.[1][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

Lincoln, Nebraska, 1904

Omaha, Nebraska, 1909-1911

Educational & Professional Associations

1900: carpenter, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]

1909: architect, 4107 Grand Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.

1910-1911: contractor, 4065 Grand Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.

1920: architect, Moffat County, Colorado.[2]

Buildings & Projects



1. 1900 United States Census, s.v. “Ernest J. Messmore,” Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, accessed through

2. 1920 United States Census, s.v. “Earnest J. Messmore,” First Precinct, Moffat County, Colorado, accessed through

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Ernest J. Messmore (1865- ), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 17, 2015. Accessed, August 8, 2022.

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