George W. Dunn, Jr. (1916-1999), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1937-1979

George W. Dunn, Jr. was born in 1916.[1] He spent his entire career of over forty years working in Omaha. He first practiced architecture working for A. H. Brodkey Company, Architects, then practiced independently before co-founding the firm Dunbar & Dunn. He was married to Maxine; they had two sons and a daughter.[1] Dunn died in 1999 at age 82.[1]

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.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Omaha, Nebraska, 1960, 1962, 1964-1976

Educational & Professional Associations

1934-1935: student, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1937-1940: draftsman, P. B. Buller Company, Omaha, Nebraska.

1942: woodworker, Omaha Planing Mill, Omaha, Nebraska.

1945-1946: draftsman, GLMN Company, Omaha, Nebraska.

1947-1955: estimator, A. H. Brodkey Company, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1955: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-356; December 31, 1955.[2]

1956-1957: architect, A. H. Brodkey Company, Omaha, Nebraska.

1959-1961: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1962-1976: architect and partner, Dunbar & Dunn, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1971-1979: partner and vice president, Dunbar & Dunn, Omaha, Nebraska.

1981: retired, Omaha, Nebraska.

1989: License expired, December 31, 1989.[2]

Buildings & Projects


a. First Omaha directory listing, 1934.


1. "Omaha World Herald" (February 21, 1999), 2B:2.

2. “Professional license results for George W. Dunn,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed October 22, 2013,

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “George W. Dunn, Jr. (1916-1999), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, November 21, 2014. Accessed, September 29, 2022.

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