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Frank B. Morrison

Frank B. MorrisonAKA Frank Brenner Morrison

Born: 20-May-1905
Birthplace: Golden, CO
Died: 19-Apr-2004
Location of death: McCook, NE [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Nebraska, 1961-67

Tried three times to get elected to the U.S. House and twice to get elected to the U.S. Senate between 1948 and 1970, failing each time. Served as Nebraska Governor for three terms 1961-67, leaving to run unsuccessfully for Senate on the advice of Lyndon B. Johnson. After his stint in politics, Morrison served as Douglas County defender, and remained in public life until shortly before his death, one month after the death of his wife of 68 years.


[1] McCook Community Hospital, McCook, NE.

Wife: Maxine Hepp (m. 1936, d. 18-Mar-2004)
Son: Frank, Jr. ("Biff")
Son: David Jon
Daughter: Jean Marie Galloway

    University: Kansas State University
    Law School: Nebraska College of Law

    Governor of Nebraska (1961-67)

Author of books:
My Journey Through the Twentieth Century (2001)


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