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JOHN WIGHTMAN

John Wightman, American state legislator. Member of Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Nebraska Bar Foundation, Nebraska Bar Association, Dawson County Bar Association, United Methodist Church, Lexington Community Foundation, Dawson Area Development Board Director, Lexington Council Economic Development, Lexington Planning Comn.

Background

  • Wightman, John was born on October 2, 1938 in North Platte, Nebraska, United States.

  • Education

    • Nebraska State Teachers College (Bachelor of Arts, 1959). University of Nebraska (Bachelor of Laws, 1963). Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif.

      Member, Board of Editors, Nebraska Law Review, 1962-1963.

    Career

    • Attorney Smith Brothers, 1962—1974, Wightman and Fallesen, 1974—1990, Cook, Wightman, and Doyle, 1990—2001, Wightman and Wightman, since 2002. Member District 36 Nebraska State Legislature, since 2006, member Appropriations Committee.

    Membership

    Member of Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Nebraska Bar Foundation, Nebraska Bar Association, Dawson County Bar Association, United Methodist Church, Lexington Community Foundation, Dawson Area Development Board Director, Lexington Council Economic Development, Lexington Planning Comn.

    Connections

    • Married Janet L. Wightman. Children: John Junior, Jeffrey, Jill.
    • spouse: Janet L. Wightman
    • children: John Junior Wightman
    • Jeffrey Wightman
    • Jill Wightman
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    Nationality
    • 1963
      Nebraska
    • 1963
      Admitted to the bar
      Nebraska