Maxine Moul

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Maxine B. Moul
34th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska
In office
January 9, 1991 – October 6, 1993
GovernorBen Nelson
Preceded byWilliam E. Nichol
Succeeded byKim M. Robak
Personal details
Maxine Burnett

(1947-01-26) January 26, 1947 (age 76)
Oakland, Nebraska, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

Maxine Burnett Moul (born January 26, 1947) is an American politician who served as the 34th lieutenant governor of Nebraska from 1991 to 1993, the first woman to hold that position in the state.[1][2] Moul is a member of the Democratic Party.

Life and politics[edit]

Moul was raised in Burt County, Nebraska. She graduated from Oakland High School and received her bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska in 1969. She worked as a writer and photographer for the Sioux City Journal in Sioux City from 1969 to 1971. She married Francis Moul in 1972 with whom she purchased the Syracuse Journal-Democrat. The Mouls eventually expanded the newspaper into Maverick Media, a larger newspaper and magazine publishing company.

Moul served as the lieutenant governor of Nebraska from 1991 to 1993, with governor Ben Nelson. She resigned in 1993 to become the director of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development,[3] post she held until 1999. From 2001 to 2003 she served as the president of the Nebraska Community Foundation, a charitable organization providing financial management, strategic development, and training services to Nebraska communities and organizations. In 2006, she ran for Congress for Nebraska's 1st congressional district and was defeated by Republican incumbent Jeff Fortenberry by a margin of 18 percentage points.[4] In 2009 she was appointed as U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Director for Nebraska.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "McCook Daily Gazette - Google News Archive Search". Retrieved 2015-04-13.
  2. ^ Marquis Who's Who (1996). Who's Who of American Women, 1997-1998. Marquis Who's Who. ISBN 9780837904221. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
  3. ^ "McCook Daily Gazette - Google News Archive Search". Retrieved 2015-04-13.
  4. ^ " - Lincoln, Nebraska - Elections - 2006 - November". Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
  5. ^ "Maxine Moul gets USDA post -". Archived from the original on 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2015-04-13.

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Party political offices
Preceded by Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska
Succeeded by