George Bernard Larson (1891-1956), Architect
George Bernard Larson was born May 31, 1891. He arrived in Council Bluffs in 1914, having left behind a job as a draftsman in Boston. Larson worked as an architect for most of his career in Council Bluffs and Omaha. He did November 14, 1956 at the age of 65.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Omaha, Nebraska, 1938-1941
Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1944-1955
Educational & Professional Associations
1905-1906: student, Mayville High School, Mayville, North Dakota.
1906-1908: student, Fargo High School, Fargo, North Dakota.
1908-1910: student, Armour Institute, Chicago, Illinois.
1910-1912: student, Columbia University, New York, New York.
1912-1913: draftsman, J. W. Chapman, Architect, New York, New York.
1913-1914: draftsman, Putnam & Cox, Architects, Boston, Massachusetts.
1927: Registered Professional Architect, Iowa, July 1, 1927, #43.
1938: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, January 25, 1938, A-13.
1939-1954: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.
Buildings & Projects
Two Power Houses (1935-1936), Loup River Public Power District, Columbus, Nebraska.
1. AIA Historical Directory of American Architects: A Resource Guide to Finding Information About Past Architects, accessed May 25, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/ahd1025660.aspx
2. “Larson,” Omaha World Herald (November 18,1956), 15D:4.
3. Application for Registration to Practice Professional Engineering and Architecture, Nebraska State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Architects, December 14, 1937. Nebraska State Historical Society RG081 SG2.
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D. Murphy, “George Bernard Larson (1891-1956), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 9, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, April 20, 2021.
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