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Male, born 1892-08-30, died 1976-09-12

Associated with the firms network

Allied Architects Association of Los Angeles (AAALA); Hunt and Chambers, Architects; Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury, Architects; Martin, Albert C., Sr., Architect; Nomland and McCray, Architects; Nomland, Kemper, AIA, Architect

Professional History


Draftsman, Aymar Embury II, Architect, New York, NY, 1916-1917; at this time, Embury's office was located at 132 Madison Avenue, New York; Draftsman, Albert C. Martin, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1922; Chief Draftsman, Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury, Architects, Pasadena, CA, 1923-1925; Draftsman, Austin, Martin and Parkinson, (Allied Architects Association of Los Angeles), work on the Los Angeles City Hall, 1926-1927;

Partner, Nomland and McCray, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1927- ; Nomland and William McCray formed an architectural association c. 10/1927, with an office in the Braly Building in Downtown Los Angeles. (See "Personals," Architect and Engineer, 11/1927, p. 107.)

Principal, Kemper Nomland, AIA, Architect, Pasadena, CA, 1928- ; Designer, Hunt and Chambers, Architects, Pasadena, CA, 1942-1944;

Professional Activities

When surveyed in 1955, Nomland indicated that he was a Registered Architect in the State of California;



Coursework, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 1910-1912; B. Arch., Columbia University, New York, NY, 1916;



In 1900, the Nomland Family lived outside Buxton, ND, on a farm; the farm had one servant, Minnie Olson, and a boarder, Wilhelm Johnson, also Norwegian. In 06/1917, Nomland indicated on his draft registration card an address of 510 West 123rd Street, New York, NY;


His father, Knud Nomland (born 10/1853 in Norway) was a farmer near Buxton, ND; he immigrated to the U.S. in 1861 and was naturalized before 1900; his mother, Sigrid, was born 09/1867 in WI, of Norwegian parents; Kemper's parents married c. 1887, and had 4 children together, all sons: Julian, (born 08/1888); Kemper, Harald (born 01/1897 in ND) and Ruben (born 03/1899 in ND).


Nomland married in 1915.


In 1955, Nomland indicated that he had had 2 children.

Biographical Notes

SSN: 563205788;

Associated Locations

  • Buxton, ND (Architect's Birth)
    Buxton, ND

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PCAD id: 5402