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  • Hazel Abel, U.S. Senator (1888 - 1966)
    Hazel Hempel Abel , a Senator from Nebraska; born in Plattsmouth, Cass County, Nebr., July 10, 1888; attended the public schools of Omaha, Nebr., graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in...
  • Fred Rogers Fairchild (1877 - 1966)
    Rogers Fairchild (1877–1966) was an American economist and educator. Fairchild was born in Crete, Nebraska. His father was Arthur Babbitt Fairchild, a descendant of Thomas Fairchild who settled in New ...
  • Henry Pratt Fairchild (1880 - 1956)
    Pratt Fairchild (1880–1956) was a distinguished American sociologist. He was a sociologist who was actively involved in many of the controversial issues of his time. He wrote about race relations, abor...
  • Jens Rasmus Hansen (1882 - 1956)
    Jens Rasmus Hansen was the third child of Agnetha and Rasmus Hansen, the first to be born in the U.S., in Curtis, western Nebraska. Curtis is on Medicine Creek, in the southern part of the state less t...


Doane University is a private liberal arts college in Crete, Nebraska, United States, with additional campuses located in Lincoln, Grand Island and Omaha.

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