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LeRoy Louden
Nebraska State Senate District 49
Former member
In office
2003 - 2013
High schoolSaint Agnes Academy
Date of birthOctober 12, 1936
Place of birthAlliance, NE
LeRoy Louden (b. October 12, 1936) is a former member of the Nebraska Unicameral, representing District 49 from 2003 to 2013.

Prior to his election to the Nebraska Legislature, Louden served on the District 3 Board of Directors (nine years), Panhandle Rural Electric Membership Association; legislative committee, Nebraska Rural Electric Association (six years); Sheridan County School Reorganization Board; secretary, District 119 School Board (30 years); president, Area 11 Nebraska Stockgrowers Association (1986).[1]


Louden earned his diploma from Saint Agnes Academy and attended Nebraska State Trade School. His professional experience includes working as a cattle rancher and National Weather Service observer.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Louden served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Louden served on these committees:



See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Louden won re-election to the 49th District Seat in the Nebraska Senate, defeating Michael Jacobson.[2]

Nebraska State Senate, District 49 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png LeRoy Louden 8,973
Michael Jacobson 3,656

Campaign donors


In 2008, Louden collected $43,255 in donations.[3]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Nebraska Bankers Association $2,800
Union Pacific Railroad $2,500
Nebraska Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors $2,500
Nebraska Realtors Association $2,100
Nebraska Chamber Of Commerce and Industry $2,019


Louden and his wife, Sharon Ann Louden, have six children.[1] Outside of politics, Louden was a member of the Elks Club, the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Nebraska Cattlemen's Association in his hometown of Ellsworth.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Fred Hlava
Nebraska State Senate District 49
Succeeded by
John Murante