|41st Governor of Nebraska|
|Assumed office |
January 5, 2023
|Preceded by||Pete Ricketts|
|Born||December 31, 1955|
Columbus, Nebraska, U.S.
|Education||University of Nebraska, Lincoln (BS)|
Kansas State University (DVM)
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Jim Pillen (born December 31, 1955) is an American Republican politician, veterinarian, and businessman who is the 41st and current Governor of Nebraska since 2023. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Pillen was born in Columbus, Nebraska. He studied at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and Kansas State University.
From 1975 to 1978, he was a defensive back for the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team.
Before entering politics, Pillen was a farmer and is a practicing veterinarian. He also works as chair of Pillen Family Farms.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Jim Pillen - 1978 - Football". University of Nebraska. Retrieved May 11, 2022.
- ↑ Panetta, Brent D. Griffiths, Grace. "Jim Pillen defeats crowded field and Trump ally to win GOP Nebraska governor primary". Business Insider. Retrieved May 11, 2022.
- ↑ Murtaugh, Jerry; Sheil, Jimmy; Rosenthal, Brian; Achola, George; Brashaw, Brian (October 1, 2015). If These Walls Could Talk: Nebraska Cornhuskers: Stories From the Nebraska Cornhuskers Sideline, Locker Room, and Press Box. Triumph Books. ISBN 978-1-63319-330-7.
- ↑ "The Founding Story of Pillen Family Farms and What Comes Next | Jim Pillen - Popular Pig". Retrieved May 5, 2022.