List of Speakers of the Nebraska Legislature Article

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The following is a list of the Speakers of the Unicameral Nebraska Legislature since it began in 1937.

# Name Tenure City of Residence
1 Charles J. Warner 1937-1938 Waverly
2 William H. Diers 1939-1940 Gresham
3 Rufus M. Howard 1941-1942 Sutherland
4 Robert B. Crosby 1943-1944 North Platte
5 C. Petrus Peterson 1945-1946 Lincoln
6 Walter R. Raecke 1947-1948 Central City
7 Earl J. Lee 1949-1950 Fremont
8 C. Edward Hoyt 1951-1952 McCook
9 Otto J. Prohs 1952 Gering
10 Charles F. Tvrdik 1953-1954 Omaha
11 Dwight W. Burney 1955-1956 Harrington
12 John E. Beaver 1957-1958 Beemer
13 Harry L. Pizer 1959-1960 North Platte
14 Donald L. Thompson 1961-1962 McCook
15 William S. Moulton 1963-1964 Omaha
16 Kenneth L. Bowen 1965-1966 Red Cloud
17 Elvin Adamson 1967-1968 Valentine
18 Jerome Warner 1969-1970 Waverly
19 William H. Hasebroock 1971-1972 West Point
20 Richard R. Proud 1973-1974 Omaha
21 Julius W. Burbach 1975-1976 Harrington
22 Roland A. Luedtke 1977-1978 Lincoln
23 Richard D. Marvel 1979-1982 Hastings
24 William E. Nichol 1983-1986 Scottsbluff
25 William E. Barrett 1987-1990 Lexington
26 Dennis G. Baack 1991-1992 Kimball
27 Ron Withem 1993-1996 Papillion
28 Douglas A. Kristensen 1997-2002 Minden
29 Curt Bromm 2003-2004 Wahoo
30 Kermit Brashear 2005-2006 Omaha
31 Mike Flood 2007-2012 Norfolk
32 Greg L. Adams 2013-2014 York
33 Galen Hadley 2015-2016 Kearney
34 Jim Scheer 2017-Present Norfolk

External links

  • Nebraska Blue Book
    • specifically (in the 2012-13 Blue Book), page 403, "Presiding Officers of the Nebraska Legislature, 1855–2013"