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Durward Gale Nice,, American city official.


Nice,, Durward Gale was born on August 11, 1939 in Independence, Kansas, United States. Son of Durward Gale Senior and Elizabeth Fern (Parks) Nice.


Bachelor in Business Administration, Wichita State University, Kansas, 1963.


Entrepreneur Jayhawk Accountants Inc., Wichita, 1969-1979. Tax accountant Beech Aircraft Inc., 1979-1980. Manager taxes Santa Fe Industries Inc., 1980-1981.

Entrepreneur Nice & Associates, 1981-1985. City administrator City of Girard, Kansas, 1985-1987. Finance director City of Colby (Kansas), Kansas, since 1987.

Consultant Unified School District 411, Goessel, Kansas, 1983-1984, Tymshare Inc., Wichita, Kansas, 1984-1985. Board directors Municipal Energy Agency, McPherson, Kansas, 1985-1987.


Board directors East Branch Young Men’s Christian Association, Wichita, 1981-1983, Camp Wood Young Men’s Christian Association, Elmdale, Kansas, 1981-1985. Served to major United States Air Force, 1963-1985. Member International City Management Association, Government Finance Officers Association, City Clerks and Municipal Finance Officers Association Kansas, International Institute Municipal Clerks, Kansas Association City Management, American Society Public Administration, Kiwanis (president Andover, Kansas chapter 1967-1968, Optimists (secretary-treasurer Wichita Southeast chapter 1977-1979).

Lodges: Kiwanis (president Andover, Kansas chapter 1967-1968), Optimists (secretary-Treasurer Wichita Southeast chapter 1977-1979).


  • Other Interests

    Water sports, self-improvement.


Married Barbara Ann Hephner, March 31, 1962. Children: Gary Alan, Marvin Gale, Jeffrey Lynn, Steven Wayne.

Durward Gale Senior Nice,

Elizabeth Fern (Parks) Nice,

Barbara Ann Hephner

Gary Alan Nice,

Marvin Gale Nice,

Jeffrey Lynn Nice,

Steven Wayne Nice,