OSBORNE, Thomas, (1937 - )

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OSBORNE, Thomas, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Hastings, Adams County, Nebr., February 23, 1937; graduated from Hastings High School, Hastings, Nebr.; B.S., Hastings College, Hastings, Nebr., 1959; M.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebr., 1963; Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebr., 1965; Nebraska Army National Guard, 1960-1966; head football coach, University of Nebraska, 1972-1997; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-January 3, 2007); not a candidate for reelection, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of Nebraska in 2006.