William S. Brooks (ca. 1861- ), Architect

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St. Paul, Minnesota, 1884; Omaha, Nebraska, 1891-1908, 1920; San Diego, California, 1917; Nashville, Tennessee, 1949

William S. Brooks was born in Virginia ca. 1861.[4] He practiced carpentry in St. Paul, Minnesota before moving to Nebraska to work as an architect and builder. He also lived in San Diego, California and Nashville, Tennessee.

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

St. Paul, Minnesota, 1884

Omaha, Nebraska, 1893-1908

San Diego, California, 1917

Nashville, Tennessee, 1949

Educational & Professional Associations

1884: carpenter, St. Paul, Minnesota.

1891-1893: carpenter, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1893: architect and partner, Brooks & Kruse, Omaha, Nebraska.

No 1894 directory.

No 1895 directory.

1896-1905: architect and builder, 1610 Capitol Avenue, Omaha, Nebraska.

No 1906 directory.

1907-1908: architect/contractor/builder, 1609 Davenport, Omaha, Nebraska.[b]

1909: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[5]

1910: real estate agent, Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

1917: carpenter, San Diego, California.

1920: house carpenter, Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

1949: carpenter, Nashville, Tennessee.

Buildings & Projects

Commercial Building (1908), 1410 Howard St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0121-043)

Notes

a. First directory listing in Omaha, Nebraska, 1891.

b. Last directory listing in Omaha, Nebraska, 1908.

References

1. City of Omaha Planning Department, Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, Database, Query on Architects, May 20, 2002; courtesy of Lynn Meyer, Preservation Planner.

2. 1900 United States Census, s.v. “William S. Brooks,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through Ancestry.com.

3. 1910 United States Census, s.v. “William S. Brooks,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through Ancestry.com.

4. 1920 United States Census, s.v. “William S. Brooks,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through Ancestry.com.

5. Hendricks' commercial register of the United States (New York: S. E. Hendricks Co., 1891-1900), 22. Accessed October 10, 2018 via https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015055430030;view=1up;seq=136

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “William S. Brooks (ca. 1861- ), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, September 9, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 19, 2019.


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