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Doug Bereuter

Doug Bereuter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1979 – August 31, 2004
Preceded by Charles Thone
Succeeded by Jeff Fortenberry
Personal details
Born (1939-10-06) October 6, 1939
York, Nebraska
Political party Republican
Religion Lutheran

Douglas Kent "Doug" Bereuter (born October 6, 1939) is a retired Republican politician from Nebraska. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1979 until 2004. He also served as the President and CEO of The Asia Foundation from 2004 to 2010.

Early life

Bereuter was born in York, Nebraska and reared in Utica, Nebraska. After graduation from Utica High School in 1957, he attended the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, receiving his B.A. degree in 1961. He then attended Harvard University from 1961 to 1963, receiving his M.C.P degree in 1966. He served as an infantry and intelligence officer in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965. After discharge, he returned to Harvard University, earning an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1973. Bereuter worked as an urban planner with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development from 1965 to 1966. He was a division director for the Nebraska Department of Economic Development from 1967 to 1968, and from 1968 to 1970 he was director of Nebraska's Office of Planning and Programming.

Political career

Douglas Bereuter's first term, 1979, Congressional Pictorial Directory

Bereuter served in the Carl Curtis served in both chambers longer. He announced in late 2003 that he would not run for a 14th term in 2004, resigning on August 31, 2004 to become president of The Asia Foundation.

He was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and served on the Financial Services Committee, Committee on International Relations, the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and was the Vice-Chairman on the Select Committee on Intelligence. He was also Chairman of the U.S. House Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.

Among the bills that Bereuter sponsored is the Bunning-Bereuter-Blumenauer Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004. He

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