Charles Praeger

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Charles Emil Praeger, Sr. (August 18, 1877 – January 3, 1940)[1][2] was an American architect from Victoria, Texas.[3] He worked for part of his career in partnership with architect James Hull as Praeger & Hull and Hull & Praeger. He was also in partnership with architect Sam H. Dixon, Jr., as Praeger & Dixon. He was born in Victoria, Texas. In June 1909, he married Bertha Christine "Berdie" Haller, and they had two children, Bertha Christine Praeger and Charles Eustace Praeger, both born in 1910.

A number of Praeger's works are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.[3][4] These works, all in Victoria, Texas, include:


  1. ^ Draft registration card for Charles Emil Praeger, architect. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917–1918 (database on-line). Registration State: Texas; Registration County: Victoria; Roll: 1983770.
  2. ^ Death Record for Charles E. Praeger, Sr. Texas Death Index, 1903–2000 (database on-line).
  3. ^ a b c d Daniel Hardy, Marlene Heck, David Moore, Morgan Dunn O'Connor, and John Ferguson (June 1985). "Victoria MRA". 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  5. ^ Ann Rundle (October 30, 1992). "Heritage awards: Victoria Preservation, Inc. honors bridge protector, columnist". 
  6. ^ Tim Delaney (October 28, 1994). "Preserving the past: Old homes of Victoria celebrated". The Victoria Advocate.