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Peter Brust

Peter Brust, American architect.


  • Brust, Peter was born on November 4, 1869 in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Christopher and Catherine (Biever) Brust.

  • Education

    • Student Pio Nono High School, St. Francis, Wisconsin, 2 years.


    • Associate with Richard Philipp as senior partner, firm of Brust & Philipp, 1906-1927. Practiced individually, 1927-1937. Associate With sons as senior partner, firm Brust & Brust since 1937.

      Co-architect for Kohler Company plant and Kohler Village. Other works include many institutional, commercial and industrial buildings in middle west.


    Member Art. Commission, City of Milwaukee, 10 years. Member Metropolitan Park Committee of Milwaukee during its life of 10 years (now discontinued). Member mayor’s advisory council, 5 years.

    Member of the board of appeals on zoning, Milwaukee, 20 years. Member Wisconsin Building Code Advisory Committee, 25 years, chairman 12 years. Member of the board examiners of architects and professional engrs. for State of Wisconsin.

    Fellow American Institute Architects (member board directors 1940-1943.


    • Married Olga Greulich, June 5, 1902. Children: Paul C., Catherine (Mistress.
    • father: Christopher Brust
    • mother: Catherine (Biever) Brust
    • spouse: Olga Greulich
    • children: Paul C. Brust
    • Catherine (Mrs Brust
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    Born November 4, 1869
    Died June 22, 1946
    (aged 76)