Lowell A. Lamoreaux (1861-1922), Architect

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1887-1920s

Lowell A. Lamoreaux was born in 1861, and was the son of a Minneapolis lumber dealer and a graduate of the University of Minnesota.[2][3] He practiced architecture primarily in Minneapolis. His contribution to Nebraskan architecture was Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln. Lamoreaux died in 1922 in California.[1][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.

Educational & Professional Associations

1887: B. Arch., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.[3]

____-1894: architect at office of Cass Gilbert and James Knox Taylor, St. Paul, Nebraska.[2]

1894-1899: architect with James A. MacLeod, St. Paul, Nebraska.[2]

1900-1908: architect, Lowell A. Lamoreaux, St. Paul, Nebraska.[3]

1909: architect, Long and Long, St. Paul, Nebraska.[2][3]

1909-____: architect & partner, Long, Lamoreaux, and Long, St. Paul, Minnesota.[3]

ca. 1911-1919: architect, Lowell A. Lamoreaux, St. Paul, Nebraska.[2]

Buildings & Projects

Wyuka Cemetery (1911-1913), Lincoln, Nebraska. [1][a]


a. The work for Wyuka included the residence, gatehouse, office, and barn.[1]

b. Lamoreaux was not found in the federal census for 1900, 1910, or 1920 in Minnesota or Nebraska.


1. Wyuka Cemetery Board of Trustees Minutes.

2. Landscape Research LLC, The Lowry Hill Neighborhood: Historic Context Study (2006). Accessed February 15, 2019 via https://www.lowryhillneighborhood.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/LOWRYHILL_CONTEXT_122306-reduced_size.pdf

3. "Wirth, Theodore, House/Administration Building" "National Register of Historic Places", National Register of Historic Places Registration Form (Minnesapolis, Minnesota: 2002), Accessed via http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/nrhp/nomination/02000611.pdf

4. " Lowell A Lamoreaux" FindAGrave.com Accessed February 15, 2018 via https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/125098865/lowell-a-lamoreaux

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Lowell A. Lamoreaux (1861-1922), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 15, 2019. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 14, 2019.

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