Phillip J. Assenmacher, Jr. (1891-1977), Builder

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Phillip Assenmacher, Jr. was born on May 16, 1891 in Lincoln, Nebraska. In 1936, at age 44, Assenmacher was named President of the Lincoln Builders Bureau. Assenmacher owned the Assenmacher Construction Company in Lincoln, Nebraska, for more than fifty years, until his death on January 24, 1977.[2][3][4]

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.

Sharp house, 1914 (City of Lincoln)

Educational & Professional Associations

ca. 1927-1977: owner, Assenmacher Construction Company, Lincoln, Nebraska.[2]

Buildings & Projects

Sharp house (1914), 1920 Sewell, Lincoln, Nebraska (LC13:D05-191) [1]

Assenmacher house (1914), 2205 Worthington, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][a] (LC13:D05-116)

Assenmacher house (1919), 1919 Ryons, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][a] (LC13:D05-115)

Schneider Grocery (1924), 2424 S 19th, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][a] (LC13:D05-404)


a. Entries in database, source [1], incorrectly listed as “W. J. Assenmacher.” (ed)


1. Nebraska Historic Buildings Survey, State Historic Preservation Office, Database, 2000.

2. “Deaths and Funerals: Assenmacher,” Lincoln Journal (January 25, 1977).

3. Social Security Death Index, online, <>

4. “Assenmacher Head of Builders Bureau,” Lincoln Star (February 25, 1936), 9:2.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Phillip J. Assenmacher, Jr. (1891-1977), Builder,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, June 21, 2011. Accessed, September 28, 2022.

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