Eugene Arthur Olson (1920-1998), Architect

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Sioux City, Iowa, 1971-1976


Eugene A. Olson was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 21, 1920. He attended the Art Institute in Chicago from 1936-1938, after which he attended Chicago Business College, in 1938. A year after this, in 1939, Olson attended Northwestern University until 1940. In 1950, Olson began working for William L. Beuttler & Associates. He died in 1998, in Sarasota, Florida.[1][3]

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

Sioux City, Iowa, 1971-1976

Educational & Professional Associations

1936-1938: student, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois.[1]

1938: student, Chicago Business School, Chicago, Illinois.[1]

1939-1940: student, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.[1]

1950: architect, William L. Beuttler & Associates, Sioux City, Iowa.[1]

1971: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-999; May 8, 1971.[2]

1971-1976: architect, Sioux City, Iowa.

Buildings & Projects

Palo Alto County Hospital (1968), Emmetsburg, Iowa.[1]

Crawford County Memorial Hospital (1968), Denison, Iowa.[1]

Holy Spirit Retirement Home (1969), Sioux City, Iowa.[1]

Grace Methodist Church (1969), Spencer, Iowa.[1]

Buena Vista College Physical Education Building (1969), Storm Lake, Iowa.[1]

Notes

References

1. American Institute of Architects, comp., American Architects Directory Third Ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1970), 680, accessed April 4, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/1970%20American%20Architects%20Directory.aspx

2. “Professional license results for Eugene A. Olson,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed January 7, 2014, http://www.ea.ne.gov/search/search.php?page=details&lic=A999

3. Ancestry.com. Web: Obituary Daily Times Index, 1995-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Eugene Arthur Olson (1920-1998), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 20, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 19, 2022.


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