Wesley M. Matthews (1909-1996), Architect

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Lincoln, 1935, and Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 1939-1940

Wesley M. Matthews was born August 8, 1909 in Nebraska. He worked as an architect in Lincoln and Scottsbluff, and was married to Frances. Matthews died June 5, 1996.[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.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 1939-1940

Educational & Professional Associations

1935: architect, Lincoln, Nebraska.[3]

1940: architect, Scottsbluff, Nebraska.[3]

Buildings & Projects

Theta Xi Fraternity (1946), 1535 R St., Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][a] (LC13:D09-515)


a. Listed as W.N. Matthews in NEHBS.


1. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places. 2. National Archives and Records Administration, “Wesley M. Matthews,” "U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946" [database online], (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2005). 3. 1940 United States Census, s.v. “Wesley Matthews,” Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, accessed through "AncestryLibrary.com". 4. Number: 508-10-9915; Issue State: Nebraska; Issue Date: Before 1951; Ancestry.com. "U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014" [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Wesley M. Matthews (1909-1996), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 9, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, April 20, 2021.

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