Frank Marsh (Nebraska)

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Frank Marsh
29th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska
In office
January 7, 1971 – January 9, 1975
Governor J. James Exon
Preceded by John E. Everroad
Succeeded by Gerald T. Whelan
Personal details
Born April 27, 1924
Norfolk, Nebraska
Died March 10, 2001 (2001-03-11) (aged 76)
Lincoln, Nebraska
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Shirley McVicker Marsh

Frank Marsh (April 27, 1924 – March 10, 2001) was a Nebraska politician who served as the 29th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska from 1971-1975, and also served as the Secretary of State and State Treasurer.

Biography[edit]

Frank Marsh was born in Norfolk, Nebraska on April 27, 1924. He served in the United States Army in World War II. Marsh received his bachelor's degree from University of Nebraska–Lincoln and was a contractor and taught in the Lincoln Public School system.

Marsh's father, Frank Marsh, Sr. (1881-1951) served as Secretary of State of Nebraska from 1926-1932 and 1940-1951. The younger Marsh was elected to the same position in late 1952, and served in that position for 17 years.

In November 1970, Marsh was elected lieutenant governor, taking office in 1971 and serving until 1975. Afterwards, he served two terms as State Treasurer, from 1975–81 and 1987-91.[1]

Marsh died in Lincoln on March 10, 2001.[2]

Marsh married Shirley McVicker in 1943. She also served in the Nebraska Legislature.[3][4]

Frank Marsh had six children and nine grandchildren.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tribute to Frank Marsh, Congressional Record, March 14, 2001
  2. ^ Papers of Lt. Gov. Frank Marsh, nebraskahistory.org, Retrieved February 17, 2012
  3. ^ (16 July 1974). The Last Word, Milwaukee Journal
  4. ^ Nebraska Blue Book, p. 215 (1966)
Political offices
Preceded by
James S. Pittenger
Secretary of State of Nebraska
1953–1971
Succeeded by
Allen Beermann
Preceded by
John E. Everroad
Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska
1971–1975
Succeeded by
Gerald T. Whelan
Preceded by
Wayne R. Swanson
State Treasurer
1975–1981
Succeeded by
Kay A. Orr
Preceded by
Kay A. Orr
State Treasurer
1987–1991
Succeeded by
Dawn E. Rockey