HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG1581.AM: Edwin J. Kriz, 1898-1981
Architectural rendering: Undated
Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska: Architect
Size: One item
Born in Cuming County, Nebraska, on July 1, 1898, Edwin J. Kriz was the son of Charles and Josephine (Pinper) Kriz. He graduated from Howells High School in 1916. He attended Northwestern University in Chicago and graduated in 1920. Kriz married Edna Faiman in Omaha in 1922. Kriz worked as an architect in Omaha with Henningson Engineering Company, and then in 1925 he went into business for himself. He worked in Omaha, Lincoln, Scottsbluff and Grand Island. Kriz and his wife moved to Grand Island in 1945. He retired in 1960. Edwin J. Kriz died at Grand Island, Nebraska, on January 19, 1981, and is buried in Westlawn Memorial Cemetery, Grand Island, Nebraska.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of an architectural rendering of a “Proposed Gym. Auditorium for Board of Education, Waterbury, Nebr.” by E.J. Kriz, Architect, Grand Island, Nebraska. The rendering is undated but may have been done ca. 1945.
Architectural rendering, “Proposed Gym. Auditorium for Board of Education, Waterbury, Nebr.”
Architecture — Designs and plans
Kriz, Edwin J., 1898-1981
Waterbury (Nebraska) — Buildings