Gale Q. Whitney (1908-1990), Architect
Gale Q. Whitney was born November 7, 1908 in Neligh, Nebraska. He worked in architecture and construction in Nebraska, with a few different firms. He moved to Bella Vista, Arizona in 1977. Whitney was married to Milly, and he had two sons, eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He was a member of the AIA, B.P.O.E., the Scottish Rite, Shriners, and Vista Community Church. Whitney died June 27, 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Ainsworth, Nebraska, 1955-1966
Omaha, Nebraska, 1967-1976
Educational & Professional Associations
1923: High School Diploma, Ainsworth High School.
1931: Bachelor's Degree, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.
1955: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-355; December 31, 1955.
____: Peter Kiewitt and Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.
1974: architect, Wilscam & Mullins, Omaha, Nebraska.
1975: assistant vice-president, Wilscam & Mullins, Omaha, Nebraska.
1976: no profession listed, Omaha, Nebraska.
1977: architect, Alfred Bloom, Omaha, Nebraska.
Buildings & Projects
a. First Omaha directory listing, 1969.
b. Last Omaha directory listing, 1977.
Social Security Death Index online; http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ 1. “Gale Quinton Whitney,” Ainsworth Star (July 11, 1990), A2:3.
2. “Professional license results for Gale Q. Whitney,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed September 24, 2013, http://www.ea.ne.gov/search/search.php?page=details&lic=A355
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D. Murphy, “Gale Q. Whitney (1908-1990), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 7, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, May 29, 2020.
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