John Ridgely McClurg, Jr. (1924-ca. 2009), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1946-2003


John Ridgely McClurg, Jr. was born in Omaha, Nebraska on December 5, 1924. Before studying archietctuer, McClurg served in the United States Army from 1943-1946. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Nebraska in 1951. McClurg then began practicing architecture with Steele Sandham & Associates. He continued on with a number of firms, notably the Omaha architectural giant Leo A. Daly Company. McClurg died in Omaha, sometime between December 4, 2008 and July 22, 2009.[2][3][4]

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, 1956-1976

Educational & Professional Associations

1943-1946: U. S. Army.[2][3]

1946: custodian, Druid Hall, Omaha, Nebraska.

1948-1952: not listed, Omaha, Nebraska.

1951: Bachelor of Arts, Architecture, University of Nebraska.[2][3]

1953-1956: draftsman, Steele Sandham & Associates, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[2]

1957: associate, Steele Sandham & Associates, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[2]

1958-1959: architect, John R. McClurg, Architect, 4924 Poppleton, Omaha, Nebraska.[2]

1961-1964: architect, Stanley John How & Associates, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[2]

1965: architect, Lyle Lydick, Architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1966-1968: architect, Leo A. Daly Company, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

1969-1972: associate, Leo A. Daly Company, Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

1973-1975: vice president, Leo A. Daly Company, Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

1976-1977: not listed, Omaha, Nebraska.

1978: architect, Wilscam & Mullins, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska

1979-1980: architect, Wilscam-Mullins-Birge, Omaha, Nebraska

1981-1986: architect, Acoustical Engineering, Omaha, Nebraska

1987: architect, Omni Wall Systems, Omaha, Nebraska

1988: no directory

1989: architect, Omni Wall Systems, Omaha, Nebraska

1990-1999: retired

2000-2003: Architect Emeritus, Omaha.[1]

Buildings & Projects

Brown Company Clothes (1960), Ainsworth, Nebraska.[2]

Central Energy Plant (1968), Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

Union Pacific Railroad Building Addition (1969), Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

Telephone Company Building Addition (1969), Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

Downtown YMCA (1969), Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

Woodmen Tower (1969), Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

Notes

a. First Omaha directory listing, 1946.

b. Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-367.[1]

References

1. “Searchable Roster of Licensees: Emeritus Licensees,” Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects, CD, 2003.

2. American Institute of Architects, comp., American Architects Directory Second Ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1962), 442, accessed April 4, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/1962%20American%20Architects%20Directory.aspx

3. American Institute of Architects, comp., American Architects Directory Third Ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1970), 572, accessed April 4, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/1970%20American%20Architects%20Directory.aspx

4. The Nebraska Professional (September 2009), 7.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “John Ridgely McClurg, Jr. (1924-ca. 2009), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 24, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, February 27, 2021.


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