Sidney H. Foster (ca. 1887- ), Architect
Sidney H. Foster was an architect who was born in Iowa, circa 1887. He was married to Florence and they had one child, a son, as of 1920. He was an architect in Gordon, Nebraska for several years, and he was later an architect and the owner of Realty Syndicate Company, Architects in Omaha, Nebraska. By 1930, Foster was living and working in Oakland, California.
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 Nebraska Directory Listings
Gordon, 1915, 1917
Omaha, 1915, 1917, 1920
Educational & Professional Associations
1915-1917: architect, Gordon, Nebraska.
1915-1920: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.
Buildings & Projects
a. Not found in federal census in Nebraska in 1910.
b. Reference  also states that within Realty Syndicate Co., Foster hired J.W. Trafzer of Mason City, Iowa to the head of the architectural department, and J.J. Morrison as head of construction.
1. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
2. 1920 United States Census, s.v. “Sidney H. Foster,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.
3. "Personals" The American Architect Vol. 116 Pt. 2 (New York: Architectural & Building Press, Incorporated, 1919), 481.
4. Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
D. Murphy, “Sidney H. Foster (ca. 1887- ), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 15, 2018. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, May 30, 2020.
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