ASHFORD, John Bradley, (1949 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

ASHFORD, John Bradley, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebr., November 10, 1949; graduated from Westside High School, Omaha, Nebr., 1967; B.A., Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., 1971; J.D., Creighton University, Omaha, Nebr., 1974; staff, United States Senator Roman Hruska of Nebraska; lawyer, private practice; business executive; attorney, Federal Highway Administration, 1974-1975; hearing examiner, Nebr. department of education, 1983-1984; judge, Nebr. court of industrial relations, 1984-1986; member of the Nebraska state legislature, 1987-1994; chief executive officer, Omaha, Nebr., housing authority, 1998-2003; member of the Nebraska state legislature, 2006-2014; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress (January 3, 2015-January 3, 2017); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress in 2016.