Oscar A. Eckerman (1873-1950), Architect
Oscar A. Eckerman (or Echerman) was born in January of 1873 in Illinois to Sweden-born parents John and Ingre Eckerman. He was an architect for the John Deere Plow Company. His wife was named Jennie, and their two children were named Marie and Joel. He died on March 3, 1950 in Illinois.
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
Architect, John Deere Plow Company, Moline, Illinois.
Buildings & Projects
John Deere Plow Company Warehouse (1908-1909), 912 Howard, Omaha, Nebraska.[2:181][a] (DO09:0123-034)
John Deere Warehouse (1929), 13th & Hickory, Sidney, Nebraska. (CN09-397)
a. O. A. Eckerman, architect; Fisher & Lawrie, Architects, consulting architects; C. A. P. Turner, reinforced concrete engineer; professor A. N. Talbot, consulting engineer; Leonard Construction Company, Chicago, contractor.[2:181]
1. Digital copy (PDF) of original working drawings, Nebraska State Historical Society, Historic Preservation Division, Site file CN09-387.
2. C. A. P. Turner, “Advance in Reinforced-Concrete Construction: An Argument for Multiple-Way Reinforcement in Floor-Slabs,” Engineering News 61:7 (February 18, 1909), 178-181. Found in Google Books, accessed November 14, 2012, http://books.google.com/books?id=DvNZAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA181&lpg=PA181&dq=%22o+a+eckerman%22+architect&source=bl&ots=rHUTPZPWt-&sig=cCT4D3I33vQqdtXQwmas7SWyDbE&hl=en#v=onepage&q=%22o%20a%20eckerman%22%20architec&f=false
3. Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
4. Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
D. Murphy, “Oscar A. Eckerman (1873-1950), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, December 4, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, May 26, 2020.
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