Homer Kiessling

Personal Data

Homer Kiessling was born on November 17, 1882, in Boston, the son of Charles H. Kiessling and his wife, Christina H. C. Diebenkorn.

He married on December 9, 1908, in Boston, to Elizabeth S. Frykstrand (b. 1882-1883 in Boston), daughter of Emil P. Frykstrand and his wife, Augusta G. Rosendahl.

Homer Kiessling died in November of 1967.


Homer Kiessling was a draftsman in various offices in the early 1900s. In about 1905, he began practice on his own as an architect. He appears to have continued as a sole practitioner for the next four decades, working out of his home in Roslindale from the mid-1930s. He probably retired in the late 1940s. Homer Kiessling’s older brother, Calvin, also was an architect.

Back Bay Work

1937 262 Beacon (Remodeling)