James H Craddock

  • American

James Henry Craddock was born at Mystic River, Connecticut in 1856. His father, a native of Ireland, came to the US in 1848, and settled in Connecticut. Craddock pursued his education in the schools of Mystic River and in the Mystic River Institute. In 1885 he arrived in Nebraska locating at Lincoln, where he began his practice as an architect. He also maintained an office in Omaha, until in 1904, he disposed of his business in Lincoln, and set up residence in Omaha. Craddock continued his practice until his death in 1932. During his career, he designed school and public buildings as well as numerous churches in the state of Nebraska. - NRHP


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Architect Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary O'Connor
Architect Saint Martin's Catholic Church DeWeese
Architect Hayward School Lincoln, NE
Architect Royal Highlanders Building Aurora
1856/00/00 James Henry Craddock is born at Mystic River, Connecticut. Born Mystic River Historic District Groton, CT
1914/09/29 Present Gothic Revival St Michael's church, "A beautiful brick building, known as one of the largest churches west of the Mississippi, with a seating capacity of 1500", is dedicated by Bishop Scannell. Architect St Michael's Catholic Church Complex Spalding
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