Lester C. Langdon (ca. 1892-1981), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1955-1974

Lester C. Langdon was born circa 1892. He worked in the architectural division of the Corps of Engineers and with The Nance Company, Architects. Langdon retired in 1973. He was married to Fannie, with whom he spent 64 years and had one daughter, Shirley. He was a member of the Omaha Gospel Tabernacle. Langdon died October 22, 1981 in Independence, Missouri at 89 years of age.[1]

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, 1963-1976

Educational & Professional Associations

1955-1962: architect, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1963: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-567; March 2, 1963.[2]

1963-1970: architect, The Nance Company, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1971: retired, Omaha, Nebraska.

1972-1974: architect, The Nance Company, Omaha, Nebraska.

1975-1981: retired, Omaha, Nebraska.

Buildings & Projects


a. First Omaha directory listing, 1955.


1. “Langdon,” Omaha World-Herald (October 25, 1981), 27D:2.

2. “Professional license results for Lester C. Langdon,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed December 17, 2013, http://www.ea.ne.gov/search/search.php?page=details&lic=A567

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Lester C. Langdon (ca. 1892-1981), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 9, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, April 15, 2021.

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