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.|
|Education:||University of Iowa|
|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.
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.
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.