Samuel Ben-Ora (1896-1978), Architect
Samuel Ben-Ora was born in 1896 and died in 1978. He started off his career as a draftsman in Minneapolis, Minnesota before moving to Omaha by 1945. He lived in Omaha for a short stint then moved back north to St. Paul, Minnesota.
This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the Format and contents of Nebraska architect entries page for more information on the compilation and page organization.
Compiled Directory Listings
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1927-1928, 1930
Omaha, Nebraska, 1947
St. Paul, Minnesota, 1955
Educational & Professional Associations
1927-1928: student, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1930: draftsman, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1945: architect, UPRR, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]
1946: architectural draftsman, Union Pacific Rail Road, Omaha, Nebraska.
No directories, 1947-1954.
1955: draftsman, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Buildings & Projects
a. First Omaha directory listing, 1945. No Omaha directories, 1943-1944.
1. Ancestry.com. "Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002" [database on-line] (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001).
D. Murphy, “Samuel Ben-Ora (1896-1978), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, September 23, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 8, 2022.
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