Nebraska Authors

James Ruben Griess

Born 1941-04-12 York County, NE (USA)

Died 2014-03-21
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Lincoln, NE (USA)
Lincoln Memorial Park

Places Lived

York County, NE
Overton, NE
Hastings, NE
Malcolm, NE
Sutton, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


History--Nebraska Germans from Russia


University of Wyoming
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education, University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE
Master of Arts Degree in Education, University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE


Executive Director, Nebraska State Education Association

Places Worked

Overton, NE
Hastings Senior High School, Hastings, NE
Executive Director, Nebraska State Education Association, Lincoln, NE


Presented two "Lunch at the Library" programs for the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association


Nebraska State Historical Association
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
Germans from Russia Heritage Society of North Dakota
Nebraska State Education Association
Genealogist with interest in Germans from Russia


The German -Russians: Those Who Came to Sutton. 1968. (expanded revised edition, 2008)

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