Nebraska Attorney General

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The Nebraska Attorney General is the chief law enforcement officer and lawyer for the U.S. state of Nebraska.

List of Attorneys General[edit]

Parties

  Democratic (6)   Republican (26)   Fusion (1)

Number Attorney General Term Party
1 Champion S. Chase1 1867–1869 Republican
2 Seth Robinson 1869–1871 Republican
3 George H. Roberts 1871–1873 Republican
4 Joseph R. Webster 1873–1875 Republican
5 George H. Roberts 1875–1879 Republican
6 C. J. Dilworth 1879–1883 Republican
7 Isaac Powers, Jr. 1883–1885 Republican
8 William Leese 1885–1891 Republican
9 George H. Hastings 1891–1895 Republican
10 Arthur S. Churchill 1895–1897 Republican
11 Constantine J. Smyth 1897–1901 Fusion2
12 Frank N. Prout 1901–1905 Republican
13 Norris Brown 1905–1907 Republican
14 William T. Thompson3 1907–1910 Republican
15 Arthur F. Mullen4 1910–1911 Democratic
16 Grant G. Martin 1911–1915 Republican
17 Willis E. Reed 1915–1919 Democratic
18 Clarence A. Davis 1919–1923 Republican
19 Ora S. Spillman 1923–1929 Republican
20 Christian A. Sorensen 1929–1933 Republican
21 Paul F. Good 1933–1935 Democratic
22 William H. Wright 1935–1937 Democratic
23 Richard C. Hunter 1937–1939 Democratic
24 Walter R. Johnson 1939–1949 Republican
25 James H. Anderson3 1949–1950 Republican
26 Harold P. Caldwell5 1950–1951 Democratic
27 Clarence S. Beck6 1951–1961 Republican
28 Clarence A. H. Meyer 1961–1975 Republican
29 Paul L. Douglas3 1975–1984 Republican
30 Robert M. Spire7 1985–1991 Republican
31 Don Stenberg 1991–2003 Republican
32 Jon Bruning 2003–2015 Republican
33 Doug Peterson 2015–present Republican

Notes[edit]

^1 Term began February 21, 1867.
^2 Joint Populist-Democratic ticket.
^3 Resigned.
^4 Appointed to fill vacancy. In office October 31, 1910, to January 5, 1911.
^5 Elected for short term. In office about 31 hours.
^6 Appointed to fill vacancy March 1, 1950; elected in November 1950.
^7 Appointed to fill vacancy. Sworn in March 1, 1985; elected in 1986.

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