Nebraska Authors

Warren Buffett

Born 1930 Omaha, NE (USA)

Born into the Buffett family of Omaha, Nebraska, Warren Buffett is the son of Nebraska Congressman Howard Buffett. Showing an early aptitude for earning money, Buffett learned to make wise investments and compile a fortune making him one of the richest men in the world. Buffett, known as "The Oracle of Omaha," still lives in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the father of Susan Buffett, Howard G. Buffett and Peter Buffett.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Philadelphia, PA
Washington, D.C.
Lincoln, NE
New York, NY

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Business, Investment, Financial


Undergraduate Studies, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Science Degree in Economics, 1951, Columbia Business School, New York, NY
New York Institute of Finance, New York, NY


Delivery Boy
Business Owner
Investment Salesman
Securities Analyst
CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

Places Worked

Buffett Grocery, Omaha, NE
Wilson Coin-Operated Machine Company, Omaha, NE
Buffett-Falk and Company
Graham-Newman Corporation
Buffett Partnership, Ltd.
Berkshire Hathaway


“150 Notable Nebraskans”, Number 7 on the Journal Star Sesquicentennial List of Significant Nebraskans
Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama, 2010


Warren Buffett Speaks: Wit and Wisdom from the World's Greatest Investor. 1997.
Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2012. 2012.
The Oracle Speaks: Warren Buffett in his Own Words. 2012.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.: Celebrating 50 Years of a Profitable Partnership. 2015.

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