Ronald Earnst Hess (1936-2015), Architect
Ronald Earnst Hess was born in Omaha on May 31, 1936. He went to Central High School in Omaha, then earned a Bachelor of Science and later a Master's Degree both in architecture from Iowa State University. Hess married Judy Needham on August 25, 1962. He was a Professor of Architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Oxford Brookes University, University of Oklahoma, Kansas State University, and Montana State University in Bozeman. He also lived in Florida at some point. While still living in Lincoln, Hess was a partner in a firm with Gerald I. Anderson. Hess died January 13, 2015.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Lincoln, Nebraska, 1966-1975
Educational & Professional Associations
ca. 1950-ca. 1954: student, Central High School, Omaha, Nebraska.
1966: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-727; March 5, 1966.
1967-1972: architect and partner, Anderson & Hess, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Buildings & Projects
1. AIA Historical Directory of American Architects: A Resource Guide to Finding Information About Past Architects http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/Browse%20He.aspx [accessed 20100511]
2. State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, Professional license results for Ronald E. Hess: http://www.ea.ne.gov/search/search.php?page=details&lic=A727 Accessed November 12, 2013.
3. “Ronald Ernst Hess,” Omaha World-Herald [Obits], accessed through Omaha.com, January 21, 2015, http://www.omaha.com/obits/hess-ronald-ernst/article_685ecb1e-2afa-5cf9-a23c-c4d7d5f69541.html.
D. Murphy, “Ronald Earnst Hess (1936-2015), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, January 22, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, April 20, 2021.
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