Nebraska Authors

Wendell Berge

Born 1903-01-01 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 1955-09-25
District of Columbia (USA)

Rockville, MD (USA)
Parklawn Memorial Park

Wendell Berge was the son of George Berge, former Democratic nominee for Governor of Nebraska. After receiving his Ph.D., Wendell moved to Washington D.C. where he was appointed as assistant Attorney General by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1941.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Washington, D.C.

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Economics; Monopolies


Lincoln High School
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1925, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
Bachelor of Laws Degree, 1927, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Ph.D., 1930, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


United States Government Official
Assistant Attorney General, United States Government
Chief, Criminal Justice Department, United States Government

Places Worked

United States Government, Washington, D.C.
Private Law Practice, Washington, D.C.


Wendell Berge received the Distinguished Service Medal from the University of Nebraska


Cartels: Challenge to a Free World. 1944.
Economic Freedom for the West. 1946.

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