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John C. Whitehead, American state judge. Bar: Nebraska 1964, Kansas 1964.


Whitehead, John C. was born on March 4, 1939 in Loup City, Nebraska, United States. Son of Cyrus C. and Regina (Costello) Whitehead.


Bachelor of Arts in History, Benedictine College, 1961. Bachelor of Laws, Washburn University, 1964. Juris Doctor, Washburn University, 1964.


Member firm, Snell & Whitehead, Columbus, Nebraska, 1965-1966;member firm, Walker Luckey & Whitehead, Columbus, 1966-1971;member firm, Walker, Luckey, Whitehead & Sipple, Columbus, 1971-1977;judge, Nebraska State District Court, Columbus, since 1977;deputy county attorney, Platte County, Nebraska, 1965-1967;attorney, City of Columbus, 1967-1972.


Board directors Lower Loup Natural Resource District, 1971-1974, vice chairman, 1975-1976. Board directors Columbus Family Young Men’s Christian Association, 1974-1980, president, 1978-1980. Board directors Platte County Playhouse, 1972-1974.

Member American Bar Association (regional representative National Association State Trial Judges since 1994), Nebraska Bar Association, Platte County Bar Association (president 1976-1977), Nebraska District Judges Association (secretary-treasurer 1988-1990, vice president 1990, president 1991-1992), Columbus Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1977-1981, president 1979), Elks, Optimists (president 1971-1972, lieutenant governor Nebraska district 1972-1973), Toastmasters (president since 1968), American Veterans (Commander since 1994, state judge advocate 1995-1996).


Married Linda L. Lykins, September 11, 1965. Children: Sarah, Amy.