Floyd E. Henzie (1881-1972), Engineer-Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1915-1955

Floyd E. Henzie was born October 30, 1881 and was an Omaha architect.[1] Not a ton is known about his personal life other than his family and his civic affiliations. He was a member of Covert Lodge Number 11, A.F. & A.M., the Scottish Rite, and the Tangier Temple.[4] Henzie had twin daughters, a grandson, and eight grandchildren. He died February, 1972.[1][4]

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.

Educational & Professional Associations

1915: superintendent, George B. Prinz, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1916-1927: no directories available.

1928: superintendent, Thomas Rogers Kimball, Omaha, Nebraska.

1929: Listed, No occupation, Omaha, Nebraska.

1931: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1932: superintendent, A. H. Brodkey Company, Omaha, Nebraska.

1934-1935: salesman, Consolidated Builders Supply Co., Omaha, Nebraska.

1937: engineer, U.S. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, Omaha, Nebraska.

1938: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-77; August 9, 1938.[5]

1939: engineer, Works Progress Administration, Omaha, Nebraska.

1940: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1942: resident but no occupation listed, Omaha, Nebraska.

1945-1946: not listed as a resident of Omaha, Nebraska.

1949: vice president, Maenner-Built Corporation, Omaha, Nebraska.

1951-1953: examiner, Federal Housing Administration, Omaha, Nebraska.

1954-1955: construction engineer, Omaha, Nebraska.

1956-1963: occupation not listed, Omaha, Nebraska.

1964: retired, Omaha, Nebraska.

Buildings & Projects

Duplex (1923), 1511-13 Grant St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0135-008)

Duplex (1923), 1515-17 Grant St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0135-009)

Duplex (1923), 513-15 S. 34th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0208-046)

Duplex (1923), 3414-16 Hamilton St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0218-007)

Duplex (1924), 608-10 S. 55th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0430-006)

Springfield Community Hall (1938-1940), 104 Main Street, Springfield, Nebraska. (SY10-027) [2] National Register narrative

Notes

a. First Omaha directory listing, 1915.

b. NEHBS database shows properties by Henzie Construction Company (DO09:0205-097, 0205-096, 0205-095, 0205-091, 0212-040).

References

1. Social Security Death Index.

2. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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

4. “Henzie,” Omaha World-Herald (February 10, 1972), 38:2.

5. Professional license results for Floyd E. Henzie,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed November 12, 2013, http://www.ea.ne.gov/search/search.php?page=details&lic=A77

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Floyd E. Henzie (1881-1972), Engineer-Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, January 20, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 14, 2019.


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