Robert Amos Teig (1926-1984), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1948-1984

Robert Amos Teig was born at Hyde, South Dakota, son of Amos John Teig and Carrie Christensen.[3] He died at age 58 at Omaha, Nebraska, on September 1, 1984. He was survived by his wife, Audrey A., son and daughter-in-law James R. and Connie Teig, daughter and son-in-law Krista L. and Wesley Moravec, son and daughter-in-law Jeffrey W. and Linda Teig, five grandchildren, his mother, Carrie Teig, brother, Donald C. Teig, and mother-in-law, Roselia A. Phillips. He was President of the West Omaha Cosmopolitan Club, and a member of the Eagles, Nebraska Architects Association, and the Omaha Engineers Club.[1][2][3] He is said to have “designed several well-known buildings” in Omaha, and won several design awards.[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.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Omaha, Nebraska, 1955-1976

Educational & Professional Associations

1944: North High School, Omaha, Nebraska.[2]

1944: rodsman, Peter Kiewit Sons Company, Omaha, Nebraska.[2]

1944: engineering student, University of Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.[2][d]

1944-1945: engineering student, State Teachers College, Valley City, North Dakota.[2][d]

1945: engineering student, Iowa University, Iowa City, Iowa.[2][d]

1946-1947: architectural engineering student, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.[2][c]

1947-1953: draftsman, Edward J. Sessinghaus, Omaha, Nebraska.[2][a]

1954-1955: draftsman, Lyle Albert Lydick, Omaha, Nebraska.

1955: Registered Professional Architect, State of Nebraska, A-372, December 31, 1955.[2]

1956: architect, Edward J. Sessinghaus, Omaha, Nebraska.

1957-1961: partner, Sessinghaus & Teig Associates, Omaha, Nebraska.

1961-1967: Robert A. Teig, Architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1967-1971: partner, Teig & Johnson, Omaha, Nebraska.

1971-1974: Robert A. Teig, Architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1974-1978: partner, Teig & Olsen, Omaha, Nebraska.

1979:-1984: Robert A Teig, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

Other Associations

1963-1966: employed Robert Luther Johnson, architect.

1966: employed Larry P. Crouch, draftsman.

1966: employed Linda Pounds Olsen, draftsman.

1966: employed Richard A. Ross, draftsman.

1972-1973, 1979-1985: employed James D. Kucks, draftsman (1972-1973, 1979-1983) and architect (1984-1985).

Buildings & Projects

Small House (1957), 3901 Himebaugh Avenue, Omaha, Nebraska.[5]

Salvation Army (1965-1966), 2501 Center St, Omaha, Nebraska.[6]

WOW-KEZO Radio Building (n.d.), 108th & L, Omaha, Nebraska.[4]

Villa Vinee Apartments (n.d.), 7722 Howard, Omaha, Nebraska.[4]


a. First Omaha directory listing, 1948.

b. This is Teig’s second application for registration as an architect.[2]

c. No degrees were received.[2]

d. While serving in the U. S. Navy.[2]


1. “Teig,” Omaha World-Herald (September 5, 1984), 60:5.

2. “Robert Amos Teig,” Application for Registration to Practice Professional Engineering or Architecture, August 5, 1953. State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects.[b]

3. Robert McCartney Family History, sv. “Robert Amos Teig,” Accessed May 10, 2016. Ancestry Library Edition.

4. "Rites Pending for Robert Teig," Omaha World-Herald (September 11, 1984).

5. "Well Designed Home Meets Needs of Family of 3," Omaha World-Herald (June 2, 1957): F-1.

6. "Big Army Move" Omaha World-Herald (September 19, 1965): F-1.


Compilation of this page has benefited from research contributions submitted by Patrick Thompson, architectural historian, Restoration Exchange Omaha, various dates between April 20 and April 23, 2016.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Robert Amos Teig (1926-1984), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 31, 2015. Accessed, October 1, 2022.

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