List of Governors of Nebraska
The following is a list of the governors of the U.S. Territory and later State of Nebraska.
Appointed, before statehood, to a four-year term by the President of the United States.The Democratic Pa...
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Mike Johanns
Michael Owen "Mike" Johanns (born June 18, 1950) is a former United States Senator from Nebraska, serving from 2009 to 2015. He served as the Governor of Nebraska from 1999 until 2005, and he was chai...
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Governor of Nebraska
The governor of Nebraska holds the "supreme executive power" of the state of Nebraska as provided by the fourth article of the Nebraska Constitution. The current governor is Pete Ricketts, a Republica...
John Milton Thayer
John Milton Thayer (January 24, 1820 – March 19, 1906) was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a postbellum United States Senator from Nebraska. Thayer served ...
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Algernon Paddock
Algernon Sidney Paddock (November 9, 1830 – October 17, 1897) was an American politician who served as a Republican secretary of Nebraska Territory and U.S. Senator from Nebraska after ...
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John H. Morehead
John Henry Morehead (December 3, 1861 – May 31, 1942) was a Nebraska Democratic politician and the 17th Governor of Nebraska.Born on a farm in Lucas County, Iowa, Morehead attended business colleg...
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Charles Henry Dietrich
Charles Henry Dietrich (November 26, 1853 – April 10, 1924) was the 11th Governor of Nebraska.He was born in Aurora, Illinois, and was of German ancestry. His education was attained in ...
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Silas A. Holcomb
Silas Alexander Holcomb (August 25, 1858 – April 25, 1920) was a Nebraska lawyer and politician elected as the ninth Governor of Nebraska and serving from 1895 to 1899. He ran under a fusion ti...
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Charles Thone
Charles Thone (born January 4, 1924) is an American Republican politician. He was the thirty-fourth Governor of Nebraska.Thone was born in Hartington, Nebraska. He has three brothers, including John J...
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Arthur J. Weaver
Arthur Jerard Weaver (November 18, 1873 – October 17, 1945) was a Nebraska Republican politician and the 22nd Governor of Nebraska. Weaver was born near Falls City, Nebraska. His education was a...
Adam McMullen
Adam McMullen (June 12, 1872 – March 2, 1959) was a Nebraska Republican politician and was the 21st Governor of Nebraska. McMullen was born in Wellsville, New York and as a young boy moved with his f...
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Dave Heineman
David Eugene "Dave" Heineman (born May 12, 1948) is an American politician who was the 39th Governor of Nebraska from 2005 to 2015. He is a member of the Republican Party. He was elected to full four-...
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Lorenzo Crounse
Lorenzo Crounse (January 27, 1834 – May 13, 1909) was a Nebraska Republican politician and the eighth Governor of Nebraska.
Born in Schoharie County, New York, Crounse attended the ...
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Val Peterson
Frederick Valdemar Erastus Peterson (July 18, 1903 – October 17, 1983), also known as Val Peterson, was an American politician who served as the 26th Governor of Nebraska from 1947 to 1953; as directo...
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J. James Exon
John James "Jim" Exon (August 9, 1921 – June 10, 2005) was an American Democratic politician. He served as the 33rd Governor of Nebraska from 1971 to 1979, and as a U.S. Senator from Ne...
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Samuel W. Black
Samuel Wylie Black (September 3, 1816 – June 27, 1862) was a lawyer, soldier, judge, and politician. A Democrat closely involved in Pennsylvania politics, he is best known for being the 7th Gov...
Kay A. Orr
Kay A. Orr (born January 2, 1939) was the 36th governor of Nebraska and served from 1987 to 1991. She is a member of the Republican Party.
Orr was born as Kay Avonne Stark in Burlington, Iowa. Her...
Ezra P. Savage
Ezra Perin Savage (April 3, 1842 – January 8, 1920) was a Nebraska republican politician and the 12th Governor of Nebraska from 1901 to 1903. He was the tenth Lieutenant Governor in 1901 serving under...
Charles W. Bryan
Charles Wayland Bryan (February 10, 1867 – March 4, 1945) was an American politician who served non-consecutive terms as Governor of Nebraska and Mayor of Lincoln, Nebraska, and was the Democratic nom...
Dwight Griswold
Dwight Palmer Griswold (November 27, 1893 – April 12, 1954) was an American politician who served as the 25th Governor of Nebraska from 1940 to 1946 and U.S. Senator from 1952 until his...
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Victor Emanuel Anderson
Victor Emanuel Anderson (March 30, 1902 – August 15, 1962) was an American politician from the state of Nebraska. A member of the Republian Party, he served in the Nebraska Legislature, as mayor of t...
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Alvin Saunders
Alvin Saunders (July 12, 1817 – November 1, 1899) was a U.S. Senator from Nebraska, in the United States, as well as the governor of the Nebraska Territory for most of the American Civi...
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Robert Leroy Cochran
Robert LeRoy Cochran (January 28, 1886 – February 23, 1963) was a Nebraska Democratic politician and the 24th Governor of Nebraska.Cochran was born in Avoca, Nebraska and began his education in a sod ...
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Keith Neville
M. Keith Neville (February 25, 1884 – December 4, 1959) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Nebraska. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 18th Governor of Nebraska.N...
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James E. Boyd (politician)
James Edward Boyd (September 9, 1834 – April 30, 1906) was an Irish-born American businessman and politician in early Omaha, Nebraska. The founder of Boyd's Packing House and Boyd's The...
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Julius Sterling Morton
Julius Sterling Morton (April 22, 1832 – April 27, 1902) was a Nebraska newspaper editor who served as President Grover Cleveland's Secretary of Agriculture. He was a prominent Bourbon Democrat, takin...
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Norbert Tiemann
Norbert Theodore "Nobby" Tiemann (July 18, 1924 – June 19, 2012) was a Republican politician from Wausa, Nebraska and was the 32nd Governor of Nebraska from 1967 to 1971.
Tiemann was born in Minde...
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Ben Nelson
Earl Benjamin "Ben" Nelson (born May 17, 1941) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 37th Governor of Nebraska from 1991 to 1999 and as a United States Senator...
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Ralph G. Brooks
Ralph Gilmour Brooks (July 6, 1898 – September 9, 1960) was a Nebraska Democratic politician and the 29th Governor of Nebraska.Brooks was born in Eustis, Nebraska. His father was a farmer and operated...
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William H. James
William Hartford James (October 5, 1831 – February 1, 1920) was a Republican Nebraska politician best known as the Acting Governor of Nebraska. He was also a member of the University of Nebras...