James A. Gorup (1931-1969), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1962-1968

James A. Gorup was born in 1931.[2] He graduated in 1969 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.[2] He worked at Kirkham, Michael & Associates for all of his short career. His wife was Jacqueline and they had three children: Bernard, Gregory, and Patrice.[2] Gorup died January 2, 1969 at 37 years of age.[2]

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, 1963-1968

Educational & Professional Associations

1956-1960: student, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.[b]

1962-1968: architect, Kirkham, Michael & Associates, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1968: vice president, Kirkham, Michael & Associates, Omaha, Nebraska.

Buildings & Projects

Buildings (unspecified), Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska.[2]


a. First Omaha City Directory listing, 1962.

b. Listed as married to Jacqueline from 1958.


1. AIA Historical Directory of American Architects: A Resource Guide to Finding Information About Past Architects, accessed May 4, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/ahd1016543.aspx

2. “J. A. Gorup, 37, Services Set,” Lincoln Journal-Star (January 3, 1969), 17:3.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “James A. Gorup (1931-1969), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, December 18, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, May 29, 2020.

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