Myron G. Farmer (ca. 1864-1917), Architect

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Kearney, Nebraska; Detroit, Michigan; Buffalo, New York

Myron G. Farmer was born circa 1864 in Gouverneur, New York.[1] After graduating from Cornell University, he practiced architecture in Nebraska for a short while then moved to Detroit in 1891.[1] At some point in time, he moved to Buffalo, New York.[1] He had a wife and a daughter, and was a member of the Builder's Exchange, of which he was president in 1908.[1] Farmer died February 11, 1917 in Buffalo, New York at the age of 53.[1]

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the Format and contents of Nebraska architect entries page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Educational & Professional Associations

1885-1887: special student in architecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.[1]

1889: graduate of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.[1]

1889-1891: architect and partner, Frank Bailey & Farmer, Architects, Kearney, Nebraska.

1891: architect in Kearney, Nebraska.

____-1917: general manager, Buffalo Expanded Metal Company, Buffalo, New York.[1]

Buildings & Projects



1. “Myron G. Farmer ’89,” Cornell Alumni News 19:20 (February 22, 1917), 233.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Myron G. Farmer (ca. 1864-1917), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, December 9, 2014. Accessed, August 10, 2022.

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