Nebraska Authors

James A. Clemon

Born 1934-01-31 Soldier, IA (USA)

Died 2016-03-07
Onawa, IA (USA)

Soldier, IA (USA)
Soldier Lutheran Church Cemetery

Former Editor of the Omaha World-Herald, Clemon was the author of the book Nebraska: Bringing Our Heritage Into the Twenty-First Century. Clemon is remembered for his work with the Omaha Press Club and the humorous scripts he wrote for the annual Omaha Press Club Show. As a writer, Clemon often wrote the first drafts of editorials in longhand, saying the pace of handwriting allowed him to think and write more clearly.


Places Lived

Soldier, IA
Blair, NE
Omaha, NE
Lincoln, NE
Otawa, IA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Journalism


Nebraska; Humor


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Dana College, Blair, NE


Adjunct Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Places Worked

Omaha World-Herald (1956-1979)
Bozell Worldwide (1979-)
College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Omaha Press Club


Nebraska: Bringing Our Heritage Into the Twenty-First Century. 2000.

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