Everett J. Simpson (1922-2008), Architect

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Norfolk, Nebraska, 1963-1976

Everett Simpson was born in Fairbury, Nebraska on September 16, 1922. He attended the Institute of Design, in Illinois, and, later, the Institute of Technology. Simpson served in the U.S. Navy from 1942-1945, then he started his own firm, Simpson-Strong Architects, Inc., in Norfolk, which lasted until 1967. In 1968, Simpson’s firm became Simpson, E. J., & Associated Architects, Inc., in Norfolk, lasting until 1975.[1] Simpson died February 2, 2008 in Saint Louis, Missouri.[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

Norfolk, Nebraska, 1963-1976

Educational & Professional Associations

1942-1945: U. S. Navy.[1]

1964-1967: principal, Simpson-Strong Architects, Inc., Norfolk, Nebraska.[1]

1968-1975: E. J. Simpson & Associated Architects, Inc., Norfolk, Nebraska.[1]

Buildings & Projects

U.S. Post Office, Norfolk (1968), Nebraska, associate architect with Chief Engineer, U.S. Post Office Regional Office, Wichita; Kansas.[1]

General Wholesale Cooperative (1968), Norfolk, Nebraska.[1]

Norfolk Junior College Remodel (1968), Norfolk, Nebraska.[1]

Westside Elementary School (1969), Norfolk, Nebraska.[1]

Newman Grove Public School Gymnasium (1969), Newman Grove, Nebraska.[1]



1. American Institute of Architects, comp., American Architects Directory Third Ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1970), 841, accessed April 4, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/1970%20American%20Architects%20Directory.aspx

2. 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, “Everett J. Simpson (1922-2008), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 23, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, November 26, 2022.

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