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'''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.  
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'''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.[[#References|[1]]] Newman practiced 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.[[#References|[2]]]
  
 
This page is a contribution to the publication, '''[[Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects]]'''. See the [[Format and contents of Nebraska architect entries|format and contents]] page for more information on the compilation and page organization.
 
This page is a contribution to the publication, '''[[Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects]]'''. See the [[Format and contents of Nebraska architect entries|format and contents]] page for more information on the compilation and page organization.
  
 
==Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings==
 
==Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings==
Omaha, Nebraska, 1911
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Omaha, Nebraska, 1911, 1917
  
 
==Educational & Professional Associations==
 
==Educational & Professional Associations==
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1914: draftsman for W. L. Steele, Mason City, Iowa
  
 
==Buildings & Projects==
 
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Empress Theater (1914), 421 North Main St, Fremont, Nebraska.[[#References|[]]][[#Notes|[]]]
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Empress Theater (1914), 421 North Main Street, Fremont, Nebraska.[[#References|[3]]][[#Notes|[b]]]
  
 
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b.  The ''Fremont Tribune'' described plans for the new theater in 1914, noting "Wurdeman & Newman of Columbus are the architects."[[#References|[13]]]
  
 
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==References==
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1. "Declaration of Intention" (to become a U. S. citizen), 1942, s.v. "Percy Boughton Newman," Ancestry.com. "California, Federal Naturalization Records, 1843-1999" [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
  
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2. Ancestry.com. "California, Death Index, 1940-1997" [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
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3. "Completing Plans for Empress Theater--New Playhouse to be of Fine Modern Design--A Seating Capacity of 900," ''Fremont (Nebraska) Tri-Weekly Tribune'' (May 28, 1914), 6.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:12, 7 February 2020

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.[1] Newman practiced 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.[2]

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, 1917

Educational & Professional Associations

1914: draftsman for W. L. Steele, Mason City, Iowa

Buildings & Projects

dates

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Empress Theater (1914), 421 North Main Street, Fremont, Nebraska.[3][b]

dates

In 19__ Newman entered into a partnership with


Notes

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b. The Fremont Tribune described plans for the new theater in 1914, noting "Wurdeman & Newman of Columbus are the architects."[13]

References

1. "Declaration of Intention" (to become a U. S. citizen), 1942, s.v. "Percy Boughton Newman," Ancestry.com. "California, Federal Naturalization Records, 1843-1999" [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.

2. Ancestry.com. "California, Death Index, 1940-1997" [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

3. "Completing Plans for Empress Theater--New Playhouse to be of Fine Modern Design--A Seating Capacity of 900," Fremont (Nebraska) Tri-Weekly Tribune (May 28, 1914), 6.

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 30, 2020.


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