Max Edgar Carr (1919-2013), Architect
Max Edgar (Ike) Carr was born on October 29, 1919 in Keya Paha county, Nebraska. He attended the University of New Mexico to study civil engineering for two years before enlisting to fight in World War II. He copiloted a B-17 for the Air Force. He married Marie Chicoine on January 1, 1945. They moved to Columbus, Nebraska where Carr worked for more than 30 years at Reed, Veach, Wurdenman & Associates, Inc. He died on December 23, 2013 in New Mexico.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Columbus, Nebraska, 1954-1976
Educational & Professional Associations
1954: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-316; December 18, 1954.
2003: Architect Emeritus, Columbus.
2005: Emeritus status expired, May 31, 2005.
Buildings & Projects
Honors & Awards
Distinguished Flying Cross.
Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters.
European theater combat medal.
a. This was funded by the G.I. Bill.
1. “Searchable Roster of Licensees: Emeritus Licensees,” Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects, CD, 2003.
2. “Professional license results for Max Edgar Carr,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed October 15, 2013 http://www.ea.ne.gov/search/search.php?page=details&lic=A316
3. “Max Edgar ‘Ike’ Carr,” FindAGrave.com, April 21, 2014, accessed October 23, 2014, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=128298695&ref=acom
D. Murphy, “Max Edgar Carr (1919-2013), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, October 9, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, December 5, 2020.
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