Nebraska Authors

John E. Rosenow

Born 1949 (USA)

Founder and CEO of the Arbor Day Foundation. Served as Nebraska Director of Tourism at age 21. Rosenow created the "Nebraska, the Good Life" marketing program and Nebraska Vacation Guides.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Tourism--Nebraska; Arbor Day


Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering, 1971, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Founder and CEO of the Arbor Day Foundation
Director, Nebraska Department of Tourism

Places Worked

Arbor Day Foundation
Nebraska Department of Tourism


2001 UNL Masters Week Lecturer


Tourism, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. 1979.

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