Charles Thone

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Thone in 1977

Charles Thone (January 4, 1924 – March 7, 2018) was an American politician.[1] He was a member of the Republican Party. He served as the 34th Governor of Nebraska serving from January 4, 1979 through January 6, 1983. He lost re-election to Bob Kerrey. Before being governor, Thone represented Nebraska's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1971 through January 3, 1979.

Thone was born in Hartington, Nebraska. He studied at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Thone died on March 7, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska of respiratory failure at age 94.[2][3]

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  1. "THONE, Charles, (1924 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  2. Stoddard, Martha (March 7, 2018). "Former Nebraska Gov. Charles Thone dies at 94". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  3. Walton, Don (March 7, 2018). "Former Nebraska Gov. Charley Thone dies at 94". Lincoln Journal-Star. Retrieved March 7, 2018.

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