Famous People From Lincoln

Lincoln is the county seat and the state capital of Nebraska. Aside from the wonderful places and attractions that are famous in the city, Lincoln is also a home to many famous people who were not only recognized in the state but in the entire country. From the athletes to artists to actors and actresses to lawyers and politicians to authors to scientists to poets, Lincoln is proud of the many famous people who were born and raised in its friendly and interesting community. Let’s have a closer look as Nelson Contracting shares a few notable people from the.

  • Mignon Eberhart

Born in July 6, 1899, Mignon Eberhart was one of the most famous authors known not only in Lincoln but throughout the country and the world. She was the only one who had the longest career when it comes to mystery writing. Since childhood days and teenage years in Lincoln, she was able to write different genre of stories and novels. She had her first published novel in 1929, The Patient in Room. She received different awards and recognition. Most of her novels won prizes, too.

  • Nancy Coover Andreasen

One of the neuroscientists known in America, Nancy Coover Andreasen was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. She received Ph.D. in English Literature and became a professor of Literature, and she even published articles for school uses. She changed her career after her daughter became sick. She completed her medical course and psychiatry residency at University of Iowa College of Medicine in 1973. She became an authority on schizophrenia and was known throughout the world.

  • Hazel Abel

An American teacher turned politician, Hazel Hempel Abel was born in July 10, 1888. She taught math subjects to high school students and she became the principal in Papillion, Ashland, and Crete in Nebraska. After teaching, she also worked in the corporate world and entered the world of politics after. From January 3, 1949 to January 3, 1955, she had her senate term and served the country until her death. The Hazel Abel Park in Lincoln, Nebraska was named in her honor.

  • Dick Cheney

Richard Bruce Cheney or Dick to his close friends and colleagues was born in January 30, 1941. He was the 46th Vice President of the United States under the presidency of George W. Bush and he served the country from 2001 to 2009 as vice president. He had done different works and contributions to the country. He was also remembered for the many things he did for the people of America.

  • Theodore Chaikin Sorensen

Born in May 8, 1928, Theodore Chaikin Sorensen was called the “intellectual blood bank” because he was not just a lawyer, writer, and presidential adviser, nut also the speechwriter of President John F. Kennedy. He was the man behind the president’s intelligent speeches.

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