Kenneth E. Nelson (1924-1981), Architect
Kenneth E. Nelson was born in 1924. He lived in Omaha and was married to Leah, with whom he had a son and a daughter. He spent most of his career working with Steele, Sandham & Steele, staying as it evolved into Steele, Sandham & Weinstein and Steele, Weinstein & Associates In the latter part of his career, Nelson worked as an architect engineer for Commodore Properties, Inc. and Med Facilities. Nelson died May 10, 1981.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Broken Bow, Nebraska, 1974-1975
Omaha, Nebraska, 1954-1976
Educational & Professional Associations
No 1950 directory.
1951-1954: engineer, Steele, Sandham & Steele, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.
1955-1958: assistant superintendent, Leo A. Daly Company, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.
1959-1963: associate, Steele, Sandham & Weinstein Company, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.
1964-1971: associate, Steele, Weinstein & Associates, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.
1972-1974: architect engineer, Commodore Properties, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska.
1975-1977: architect engineer, Med Facilities, Omaha, Nebraska.[b]
Buildings & Projects
a. First Omaha directory listing, 1949.
b. Last Omaha directory listing, 1977.
1. AIA Historical Directory of American Architects: A Resource Guide to Finding Information About Past Architects, accessed June 1, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/ahd1032310.aspx
2. “Nelson,” Omaha World Herald (May 12, 1981), 26:1.
D. Murphy, “Kenneth E. Nelson (1924-1981), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 26, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, July 14, 2020.
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