List of Lieutenant Governors of Nebraska

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This is a list of lieutenant governors of Nebraska.

List[edit]

Parties

  Fusion (Democratic/Populist) (2)   Democratic (8)   Republican (30)

# Lt. Governor Term Began Term Ended Governor(s) served under Party
1 Othman A. Abbott 1877 1879 Silas Garber Republican
2 Edmund C. Carns 1879 1883 Albinus Nance Republican
3 Alfred W. Agee 1883 1885 James W. Dawes Republican
4 Hibbard H. Shedd 1885 1889 James W. Dawes
John Milton Thayer
Republican
5 George D. Meiklejohn 1889 1891 John Milton Thayer Republican
6 Thomas J. Majors 1891 1895 John Milton Thayer (Republican)
James E. Boyd (Democratic)
Lorenzo Crounse (Republican)
Republican
7 Robert E. Moore 1895 1897 Silas A. Holcomb Fusion (Democrat/Populist)
8 James E. Harris 1897 1899 Silas A. Holcomb Fusion (Democrat/Populist)
9 Edward A. Gilbert 1899 1901 William A. Poynter Republican
10 Ezra P. Savage 1901 1901 Charles H. Dietrich Republican
11 Edmund G. McGilton 1903 1907 John H. Mickey Republican
12 Melville R. Hopewell 1907 May 2, 1911 (died) George L. Sheldon (Republican)
Ashton C. Shallenberger (Democratic)
Republican
13 Samuel R. McKelvie 1913 1915 John H. Morehead Republican
14 James Pearson 1915 1917 John H. Morehead Democrat
15 Edgar Howard 1917 1919 Keith Neville Democrat
16 Pelham A. Barrows 1919 1923 Samuel R. McKelvie Republican
17 Fred G. Johnson 1923 1925 Charles W. Bryan Republican
18 George A. Williams 1925 1931 Adam McMullen
Arthur J. Weaver
Republican
19 Theodore W. Metcalfe 1931 1933 Charles W. Bryan Republican
20 Walter H. Jurgensen 1933 1938 Charles W. Bryan
Robert Leroy Cochran
Democrat
21 Nate M. Parsons November 8, 1938 1939 Robert Leroy Cochran Democrat
22 William E. Johnson 1939 1943 Robert Leroy Cochran (Democratic)
Dwight Griswold (Republican)
Republican
23 Roy W. Johnson 1943 1947 Dwight Griswold Republican
24 Robert B. Crosby 1947 1949 Val Peterson Republican
25 Charles J. Warner 1949 September 24, 1955 (died) Val Peterson
Robert B. Crosby
Victor E. Anderson
Republican
26 Dwight W. Burney 1957 1965 Ralph G. Brooks
Dwight W. Burney
Frank B. Morrison
Republican
27 Philip C. Sorensen 1965 1967 Frank B. Morrison Democrat
28 John E. Everroad 1967 1971 Norbert T. Tiemann Republican
29 Frank Marsh 1971 1975 J. James Exon Republican
30 Gerald T. Whelan 1975 1979 J. James Exon Democrat
31 Roland A. Luedtke 1979 1983 Charles Thone Republican
32 Donald F. McGinley 1983 1987 J. Robert Kerrey Democrat
33 William E. Nichol 1987 1991 Kay A. Orr Republican
34 Maxine B. Moul 1991 1993 (resigned) Ben Nelson Democrat
35 Kim M. Robak 1993 (appointed) 1999 Ben Nelson Democrat
36 David I. Maurstad 1999 2001 (resigned) Mike Johanns Republican
37 David Heineman 2001 (appointed) 2005 (became governor) Mike Johanns Republican
38 Rick Sheehy 2005 (appointed) 2013 (resigned) David Heineman Republican
39 Lavon Heidemann 2013 (appointed) 2014 (resigned) David Heineman Republican
40 John E. Nelson 2014 (appointed) 2015 David Heineman Republican
41 Mike Foley 2015 Incumbent Pete Ricketts Republican

Living former U.S. Lieutenant Governors of Nebraska[edit]

As of February 2017, seven former U.S. lieutenant governors of Nebraska who are currently living at this time. The most recent to die was Philip C. Sorensen (1965–1967) on February 12, 2017.[1] The most recently serving lieutenant governor to die was William E. Nichol (1987–1991) on November 29, 2006.

Lt. Governor Lt. Gubernatorial term Date of birth (and age)
Maxine B. Moul 1991–1993 (1947-01-26) January 26, 1947 (age 70)
Kim M. Robak 1993–1999 (1955-10-04) October 4, 1955 (age 62)
David I. Maurstad 1999–2001 (1953-08-25) August 25, 1953 (age 64)
David Heineman 2001–2005 (1948-05-12) May 12, 1948 (age 69)
Rick Sheehy 2005–2013 (1959-10-03) October 3, 1959 (age 58)
Lavon Heidemann 2013–2014 (1958-10-24) October 24, 1958 (age 59)
John E. Nelson 2014–2015 (1935-12-29) December 29, 1935 (age 81)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Szalewski, Susan (February 15, 2017). "Philip Sorensen's 'fondness for Nebraska never lagged'". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved October 5, 2017. 

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