Kay A. Orr

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Date of Birth January 2, 1939
Place of Birth Iowa
Age 81 years old
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Kay A. Orr

Kay Avonne Orr is an American politician who was the 36th governor of Nebraska from 1987 to 1991. She was the state's first female governor. Orr is a member of the Republican Party.

Born: Kay Avonne Stark, January 2, 1939, Burlington, Iowa, U.S.
Political party: Republican
Children: 2
Education: University of Iowa
Lieutenant: William E.Nichol
Preceded by: Bob Kerrey
Succeeded by: Ben Nelson

About Kay A. Orr

Republican politician who was the first female to be elected governor of Nebraska, an office she held from 1987 to 1991.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Iowa before moving to Nebraska with her family and volunteering as a Republican Party worker.


She has served as a presidential elector for the state of Nebraska twice.

Family Life

She had two children with her husband William Dayton Orr.


She volunteered as a Republican Party worker during the 60's and supported the campaign of Richard Nixon.

Information related to Kay A. Orr

  • Women in Nebraska politics
  • Politicians from Burlington, Iowa
  • State treasurers of Nebraska
  • Governors of Nebraska
  • Women state governors of the United States
  • Politicians from Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Nebraska Republicans

Latest information about Kay A. Orr updated on June 01, 2020.

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Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law the state’s two budgets Monday after a unique and at some points tense final weeks of the 2020 regular legislative session.
Tue, 19 May 2020
The Interstate 565 widening project that eventually will make it easier to travel between the Decatur area and Madison County could start as soon as Monday, a state official said.
Tue, 02 Jun 2020
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Sat, 09 May 2020
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Wed, 13 May 2020
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Sun, 24 May 2020
Some Senate leaders, frustrated by the final days of the condensed session, say they don't see a reason to return to Montgomery this year. But others said there is business left to handle.
Sun, 24 May 2020
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Sun, 31 May 2020
When they finally did reconvene, masked and socially-distanced as best they could be, only the budgets, a $1.25 billion bond issue for school capital improvements and local legislation would be ...
Sun, 24 May 2020
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Wed, 27 May 2020
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Thu, 21 May 2020
Geneva High School will hold graduation today starting at 2 p.m. with a car parade. After the parade, the following seniors will receive their diploma.
Fri, 29 May 2020
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