Noah E. Carter (1863-1943), Architect
A carpenter by trade, Noah E. Carter practiced architecture from perhaps as early as 1912 until 1932, in Omaha and South Omaha, Nebraska. He was born in Ohio in 1863. He married Anna and together they had one daughter and six sons. One of these sons, Earl, joined him to form the partnership Noah E. Carter & Son, Architects. Noah Carter died in 1943.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Omaha, Nebraska, 1916-1932
Educational & Professional Associations
1886-1893: carpenter, Omaha, Nebraska.
1910: house carpenter, South Omaha, Nebraska.
1916: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]
1931-1932: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.
1934: Resident, but no profession listed, Omaha, Nebraska.
1935: general contractor, Omaha, Nebraska.
Buildings & Projects
Ernest Meyer Warehouse (1912), 1016 Howard, Omaha, Nebraska. (DO09:0121-007)
Fred M. Crane house (1914), 6141 Florence Blvd, Omaha, Nebraska. (DO09:0156-001)
J. Brown Store Bldg (1916), 4916 S 24th, Omaha, Nebraska.
a. First directory listing in Omaha, Nebraska, 1916; and probably inaccurately recorded as "H. E. Carter" in South Omaha, 1913.
b. The “son” is believed to refer to Earl Hughes Carter.
1. Landmarks, Inc., An Inventory of Historic Omaha Buildings (Omaha: City of Omaha, and Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, 1980), 134, 124, 61.
2. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
3. City of Omaha Planning Department, Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, Database, Query on Architects, May 20, 2002; courtesy of Lynn Meyer, Preservation Planner.
4. 1910 United States Census, s.v. “Noah E. Carter,” South Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska. Accessed September 16, 2014 through HeritageQuestOnline.com.
5. 1920 United States Census, s.v. “Noah E. Carter,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska. Accessed September 16, 2014 through HeritageQuestOnline.com.
6. Arthur Wakeley, Omaha: The Gate City, and Douglas County, Nebraska. Vol. 2 (Omaha, NE: S.J. Clarke publishing Company, 1917). Accessed September 16, 2014 through Google Books, http://books.google.com/books?id=OyU6AQAAMAAJ&dq=noah+e.+carter+omaha+architect&source=gbs_navlinks_s
D. Murphy, “Noah E. Carter (1863-1943), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, September 16, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 14, 2019.
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