Summary: three-term governor of Nebraska who served as a Democrat from 1961 to 1967, who for decades was the backbone of the Nebraska Democratic Party in the overwhelmingly Republican state, who held office in the state in some capacity for nearly 50 years, and whose wife Maxine Morrison died in March 2004.
Cause of Death: Esophageal cancer
Born: May 20, 1905
Died: April 19, 2004
Location: McCook, Nebraska