Jack A. Wyman (1902-1957), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska; Baltimore, Maryland; California
Jack Wyman, ca. 1951.

Jack A. Wyman was born September 6, 1902. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Illinois-Urbana. Then he practiced architecture in Nebraska, Maryland, and California. He was married to Opal. Wyman died in 1957, in Omaha.[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, 1950, 1954-1956

Educational & Professional Associations

1917-1920: Omaha Technical High School, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1921-1922: cost analyst, inspector, draftsman, estimator, Gould and Son, Contractors, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1922-1924: post graduate course, Omaha Technical High School, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1925-1929: chairman and draftsman, San Diego Consolidate Gas and Electric Company, San Diego, California.[1]

1929-1933: Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering, University of Illinois-Urbana, Illinois.[1]

1934-1939: assistant to director, Federal Works Agency, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1940: designer and field inspector, John Latenser & Sons, Inc., Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1941-1945: administrative engineer, Coordination of airplane engineering design, Glenn L. Martin-Nebraska Company, Baltimore, Maryland.[1]

1945: designer and draftsman, Holmes and Narver, Consulting Architects and Engineers, Los Angeles, California.[1]

1946-1948: building plans examiner, Department of Building and Safety, Los Angeles, California.[1]

1948-19__: building designer and consultant, self-employed, Arcadia, California.[1]

1951: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-240, February 13, 1951.[1]

1955: architect, 121 S 24th, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

Buildings & Projects

1948-1950: The following in Los Angeles County, California, 2 apartment houses; 2 housing tracts; 3 commercial buildings; 40 residences; 6 duplexes.[2]


a. Last Omaha directory listing, 1955.


1. Application for Registration to Practice Professional Engineering and Architecture, Nebraska State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Architects, September 16, 1950. Nebraska State Historical Society RG081 SG2.

2. September 16, 1950, letter to Board, attached to reference 1.

3. “Wyman,” Omaha World-Herald (March 31, 1957), 17:8.

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Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Jack A. Wyman (1902-1957), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 9, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 24, 2020.

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