Jon Lynn Christensen
Jon L. Christensen
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Nebraska's 2nd district
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1999
|Preceded by||Peter Hoagland|
|Succeeded by||Lee Terry|
Jon Lynn Christensen
February 20, 1963
St. Paul, Nebraska
|Spouse(s)||Tara Dawn Holland (m. 1998)|
|Education||Midland Lutheran College (BA)|
South Texas College of Law (JD)
Christensen graduated from St. Paul High School, earned his undergraduate degree from Midland Lutheran College, and his Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law in Houston. He was admitted to the bar in Nebraska in 1992.
Christensen was vice president of COMREP, Inc. He was a marketer and salesperson for Connecticut Mutual Insurance Company. For his last several years prior to serving in Congress, he was an insurance executive and helped form the Aquila Group, Inc.
Christensen was elected as a Republican to the 104th and 105th United States Congresses serving from January 3, 1995 to January 3, 1999. In 1998, he ran for Governor of Nebraska but came third in the Republican primary behind State Auditor John Breslow and Mike Johanns, who went on to win the general election.
Christensen has been married twice. His first marriage, to Meredith Stewart Maxfield, ended in divorce in 1996. In 1998, he married the former Miss America, Tara Dawn Holland; they have two daughters.
- "Christensen, Jon Lynn". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved February 12, 2006.
- "Christensen, Jon Lynn". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved February 12, 2006.
- This article incorporates facts obtained from: Lawrence Kestenbaum, The Political Graveyard
- This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
|104th||Senate: J. J. Exon • B. Kerrey||House: D. Bereuter • B. Barrett • J. L. Christensen|
|105th||Senate: B. Kerrey • C. Hagel||House: D. Bereuter • B. Barrett • J. L. Christensen|
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