Frank Martin Simmons (1910-1968), Architect
Frank Martin Simmons was born June 25, 1910. He attended the University of Nebraska's College of Architecture, then he worked for a couple Nebraska firms before relocating to New Orleans, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He moved frequently while working with this organization, but he returned to Nebraska in 1954 to work for a succession of Omaha firms, which notably included John Latenser & Sons, HDR, and Leo A. Daly Company. Simmons died March 27, 1968 and was survived by his wife, Winona, and two sons.[[#References|
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Omaha, Nebraska, 1938-1940, 1964-1969
Lincoln, Nebraska, 1941-1942
Educational & Professional Associations
1917-1929: Alma Public Schools, Alma, Nebraska.
1929-1933: College of Architecture, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.
1965: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-704; December 11, 1965.
1966: architect, Burriel & McNett, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.
1967-1968: architect, Kirkham, Michael & Associates, Omaha, Nebraska.
1968: last registered.
Buildings & Projects
a. More information available on application.
1. “Simmons,” Lincoln Star (March 29, 1968), 23:8.
2. Application for Registration to Practice Professional Engineering and Architecture, Nebraska State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Architects, September 30, 1963. Nebraska State Historical Society RG081 SG2.
D. Murphy, “Frank Martin Simmons (1910-1968), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 11, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, June 1, 2020.
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