Laura B. Wood (1874-1942), Builder

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Lincoln, Nebraska, 1932-1942

Laura B. Wood was born on February 16, 1874, and was a home builder in Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][2] She self-advertised as "Nebraska's Only Woman Builder" in April of 1942.[1] Wood died on May 18, 1942 in Lincoln.[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

1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942

Educational & Professional Associations

1932-1941: Laura B. Wood, Real Estate, New Home Building, Rentals, Property Management, Mortgage Loans etc., Lincoln, Nebraska.[4]

1942: Laura B. Wood, Builder, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][3]

Buildings & Projects

1800 Pawnee St., Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]

1801 Otoe St., Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]

1810 Otoe St., Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]



1. The Nebraska State Journal (April 19, 1942), 7B.

2. “Laura B. Wood” Accessed September 13, 2018 via

3. “For The Family” The Nebraska State Journal (December 17, 1937), 19.

4., U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 [database on-line]. (Provo, Utah: Operations, Inc., 2011).

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Laura B. Wood (1874-1942), Builder,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, September 25, 2018. Accessed, August 8, 2022.

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