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Arthur J. Weaver*

NARRATIVE:
Arthur was actively interested in horticulture and developed the largest apple orchard in Nebraska near his home in Falls City. Arthur's superior service as an advisor to the Secretary of War on inland waterways and the Panama Canal earned him the distinction of being known as the "Father of Missouri River Development."  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
State of Nebraska, governor, 1929-1930
State Constitutional Convention, president, 1920
Falls City, mayor, 1915
State Legislature, member, 1898-1899
Falls City, city attorney
Richardson County, county attorney
Lawyer and banker

EDUCATION:
University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, NE, 1896
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 1895

PERSONAL:
Year of Birth: 1873
Year of Death: 1945
Child: Walt

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