Nebraska Hall of Fame: Thomas Kimball

Architect 

Thomas Rogers Kimball (1862 - 1934) was an accomplished architect in Omaha, Nebraska. 

His work on the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha made him nationally known. 

Kimball designed many buildings across Nebraska and several in Omaha such as the Omaha Public Library, St. Cecelia's Cathedral, and the Omaha World-Herald building.

He served as the National President of the American Institute of Architects from 1918 - 1920 and served on the Nebraska State Capitol Commission from 1919 - 1932. 

Thomas Kimball was inducted into the Nebraska Hall of Fame on June 25, 2019. 

 

 

Other Resources:

Kimball, Thomas Rogers - biographical column 

"Why Architect Thomas R Kimball Belongs in the Nebraska Hall of Fame" 

"Promoter of Peace" 

     (A blog post noting a painting's intricate frame carved by Kimball.) 

Bust of Thomas Kimball from the left

Bust of Thomas Kimball from the front

Bust of Thomas Kimball from the right

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