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Charles Thone
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34th Governor of Nebraska
In office
January 4, 1979 – January 6, 1983
Lieutenant Roland Luedtke
Preceded by James Exon
Succeeded by Bob Kerrey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nebraska's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1979
Preceded by Robert Denney
Succeeded by Doug Bereuter
Personal details
Born (1924-01-04)January 4, 1924
Hartington, Nebraska, U.S.
Died March 7, 2018(2018-03-07) (aged 94)
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ruth Raymond
Education University of Nebraska, Lincoln (JD)

Charles Thone (January 4, 1924 – March 7, 2018) was an American politician. He was a member of the Republican Party. He served as the 34th Governor of Nebraska serving from January 4, 1979 through January 6, 1983. He lost re-election to Bob Kerrey. Before being governor, Thone represented Nebraska's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1971 through January 3, 1979.

Thone was born in Hartington, Nebraska. He studied at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Thone died on March 7, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska of respiratory failure at age 94.

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