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Roger Ralph Wehrbein

Roger Ralph Wehrbein, American state legislator. Named to Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement, 1988, honoree, 1999; University Nebraska Block and Bridle Club honoree, 1993.


  • Wehrbein, Roger Ralph was born on August 18, 1938 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of Ralph Jennings and Vivian Lucille (Johns) Wehrbein.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences, University Nebraska, 1960.


    • Farmer, livestock feeder Breeze Valley Farms Inc., Plattsmouth, Nebraska, since 1962. Member Nebraska Legislature from 2nd district, Lincoln, since 1987. Chair appropriations committee since 1995.

      Board directors Lincoln Federal Land Bank Association, AG Builders of Nebraska.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Board directors Leadership-Education-Action-Development (LEAD), Lincoln, 1988-1994. Captain United States Army, 1961-1962. Member Nebraska Cattlemen's Association (president 1985), Nebraska Pork Producers, Ag-Builders Nebraska, Toastmasters (president Plattsmouth chapter 1983), American Legion, Nebraska Farm Bureau, Rotary (president Plattsmouth chapter 1983), Masons, Kiwanis (Outstanding Farmer Omaha 1985), Alpha Gamma Rho.



    Reading, travel, agriculture.


    • Married Jeanene Arlene Markussen, October 7, 1961. Children: Douglas, David.
    • father: Ralph Jennings Wehrbein
    • mother: Vivian Lucille (Johns) Wehrbein
    • spouse: Jeanene Arlene Markussen
    • children: Douglas Wehrbein
    • David Wehrbein
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    Born August 18, 1938
    • 1960
      University Nebraska
    • 1962
      Plattsmouth, Nebraska, United States
    • 1987
      member, Nebraska Legislature from 2nd district
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States