Fred V. Thomas (1885-1976), Architect
Fred V. Thomas was born June 17, 1885 in Kentucky. He grew up in Kentucky, then moved around the Midwest before settling in Omaha, where he worked as a draftsman and architect. Thomas was married to Katherine, and they had two children together. Thomas died in 1976.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Omaha, Nebraska, 1916, 1937-1950
Educational & Professional Associations
1892-1905: Public School and Eversly Seminary, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky.
1907-1908: International Correspondence School.
1909-1910: draftsman, A.B. Searcy, Architect, Maryville, Missouri.
1912-1913: draftsman, Sidney Lovell, Architects, Chicago, Illinois.
1914-1915: architect, Cudahy Packing Company, Omaha, Nebraska.
1917-1918: draftsman, U.P.R.R., Omaha, Nebraska.
1919-1920: draftsman, Skinner Packing Company, Omaha, Nebraska.
1921-1922: draftsman, U.P.R.R., Omaha, Nebraska.
1923-1938: architect, Fairmont Creamery Company, Omaha, Nebraska.
1938: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, November 3, 1938, A-85.
1939-1951: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]
Buildings & Projects
a. Last Omaha directory listing, 1951.
1. Application for Registration to Practice Professional Engineering and Architecture, Nebraska State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Architects, August 13, 1938. Nebraska State Historical Society RG081 SG2.
2. “Thomas,” Omaha World-Herald (May 14, 1976), 40:3.
3. 1920 United States Census, s.v. “Fred V. Thomas,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.
4. 1910 United States Census, s.v . “Fred V. Thomas,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.
5. 1930 United States Census, s.v. “Fred V. Thomas,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through AncestryLibrary.com.
D. Murphy, “Fred V. Thomas (1885-1976), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 27, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, May 25, 2020.
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