Nebraska Authors

Carl T. Curtis

AKA: Carl Thomas Curtis

Born 1905-03-15 Kearney County, NE (USA)

Born on a farm near Minden, Nebraska

Died 2000-01-24
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Minden, NE (USA)

Served as United States Senator from Nebraska, 1955-1979, and before that in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1939-1954. At the time of his retirement, he held the record for longest-serving Nebraskan in Congress at 40 years.

Places Lived

Minden, NE
Danbury, NE
Lincoln, NE
Washington, D.C.

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Politics; Memoirs


Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE


Teacher, Danbury Public School
U.S. Senator, Nebraska
U.S. Representative, Nebraska

Places Worked

Danbury Public School, Danbury, NE
Law Practice
United States Congress
Nelson and Harding Law Firm


“150 Notable Nebraskans”, Number 119 on the Journal Star Sesquicentennial List of Significant Nebraskans


Forty Years Against the Tide: Congress and the Welfare State. 1986.

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