William C. Dice (1907-1969), Architect

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William C. Dice, 1938
Omaha, 1923-1930, and Grand Island, Nebraska, 1930-1941

William C. Dice was born on April 16, 1907.[1] He worked on various projects for various companies in the Omaha and Grand Island areas, first as a carpenter and after 1938, as a registered architect.[1] William Dice died August 17, 1969.[1]

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

Grand Island, Nebraska, 1936-1944

Educational & Professional Associations

1913-1922: Elementary and High School, Malvern, Iowa.[1]

1923-1925: drafting and design, American School (correspondence), Chicago, Illinois.[1]

1923-1927: carpenter, J.G. Dice, General Contractor, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1927-1928: carpenter, American Smelters & Refining Company, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1928-1929: carpenter, J.G. Dice, General Contractor, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1929-1930: rigging gang, V. Ray Gould, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

1929-1930: Y.M.C.A. School, Architectural Drawing, Omaha, Nebraska. [1]

1930-1932: draftsman, Chicago Lumber Company of Omaha, Grand Island, Nebraska. [1]

1932-1938: in charge of Architectural Department, Chicago Lumber Company of Omaha, Grand Island, Nebraska. [1]

1938: Registered Professional Architect in Nebraska, October 31, 1938, A-88.[1]

1938-1941: architect, Chicago Lumber Company, Grand Island, Nebraska.[a]

Buildings & Projects


a. Last Grand Island directory listing, 1941. No Grand Island directories 1942-1948.


1. Application for Registration to Practice Professional Engineering and Architecture, Nebraska State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Architects, January 20, 1938. Nebraska State Historical Society RG081 SG2

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “William C. Dice (1907-1969), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, November 21, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, March 31, 2020.

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