J. J. Kouhn, Architect
J.J. Kouhn was an architect in York, Nebraska. He moved from Crete, Nebraska to York in 1885. He was also a Fellow of the Western Association of Architects from 1884-1889 and a Fellow and Member of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), beginning in 1889 (on the merger of the Western Association of Architects with The American Institute of Architects in 1889, all AIA members were made Fellows because WAA members were known as Fellows).[1:302] He was not found in Nebraska in either the 1880 or the 1900 federal census under Kouhn or Kauhn.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
1884: architect, Crete, Nebraska.
1885: architect, York, Nebraska.
____: architect, unknown location in Illinois.
Educational & Professional Associations
1885-1889: Fellow, Western Association of Architects.
1889-1899: Member, American Institute of Architects.
Buildings & Projects
a. Upon the merger of the Western Association of Architects with The American Institute of Architects in 1889, all AIA members were made Fellows because WAA members were known as Fellows.
1. The AIA Historical Directory of American Architects, s.v. “Kouhn, J. J.," (ahd1024742), http://public.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki Accessed October 18, 2017.
2. “Architect,” State Vidette (January 29, 1885), 5.
D. Murphy, “J. J. Kouhn, Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, October 18, 2017. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 17, 2019.
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