Nebraska Authors

Gary Penisten

Born 1931 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
O'Neill, NE
Naperville, IL
New York

Author Of

  • Biography




Omaha North High School, 1949
University of Nebraska, Omaha


Assistant Secretary of the Navy

Places Worked

General Electric
Sterling Drug, Inc.
Acme United Corp.


Citation for Alumnus Achievement from UNO,1975
Navy's Distinguished Public Service Medal, 1977
Distinguished Achievement Award from UNO's College of Business Administration, 2001


Pentagon Appointment: A Midcareer Adventure. 2001.

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