John Ridgely McClurg, Jr. (1924-ca. 2009), Architect
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.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Omaha, Nebraska, 1956-1976
Educational & Professional Associations
1943-1946: U. S. Army.
1946: custodian, Druid Hall, Omaha, Nebraska.
1948-1952: not listed, Omaha, Nebraska.
1951: Bachelor of Arts, Architecture, University of Nebraska.
1958-1959: architect, John R. McClurg, Architect, 4924 Poppleton, Omaha, Nebraska.
1965: architect, Lyle Lydick, Architect, Omaha, Nebraska.
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
2000-2003: Architect Emeritus, Omaha.
Buildings & Projects
Brown Company Clothes (1960), Ainsworth, Nebraska.
Central Energy Plant (1968), Omaha, Nebraska.
Union Pacific Railroad Building Addition (1969), Omaha, Nebraska.
Telephone Company Building Addition (1969), Omaha, Nebraska.
Downtown YMCA (1969), Omaha, Nebraska.
Woodmen Tower (1969), Omaha, Nebraska.
a. First Omaha directory listing, 1946.
b. Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-367.
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.
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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