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Omaha, Nebraska, 1910-1912; Columbus, Nebraska, 1914; Saint Paul, Minnesota, 1918-1920
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DBA, P. B. Newman, Architect Percy Boughton Newman was born in Goderich, Ontario, Canada in 1883. He married Edith in Toronto in 1904 and they immigrated to the U. S. in 1905, where they had five children--four born in Nebraska between 1906 and 1909 and the last born in Iowa in 1910. Newman practice in Omaha as Hall & Newman and in Columbus as Wurdeman & Newman before moving to Saint Paul, Minnesota in the later 1910s. He resided in Los Angeles, California by 1942 and died there in 1961.

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.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Omaha, Nebraska, 1911

Educational & Professional Associations

Buildings & Projects



Empress Theater (1914), 421 North Main St, Fremont, Nebraska.[][]


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Page Citation

E. Zimmer, “Percy Boughton Newman (1883-1961), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 7, 2020. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 31, 2020.

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