William E. Worthing

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William E. Worthing
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Member of the Nebraska Legislature
from the 6th district
In office
Succeeded bySam Klaver
Member of the Nebraska House of Representatives
from the 17th district
In office
January 1, 1935 – October 25, 1935
Preceded byJackson B. Chase
Succeeded byGeorge E. Truman
Personal details
BornJuly 28, 1909
Omaha, Nebraska
DiedJuly 26, 1988(1988-07-26) (aged 78)
La Jolla, California
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materCreighton University

William Edward Worthing (July 28, 1909 – July 26, 1988[1]) was a Democratic politician from Omaha, a member of the Nebraska House of Representatives and the Unicameral Nebraska Legislature. An attorney, he graduated in 1932 from Creighton University, where he played basketball and football and was inducted into the Creighton Athletics Hall of Fame.[2][3] He was elected as a Democrat to the House in 1934, but resigned his seat after the regular session ended in 1935 to take a federal job and was replaced.[4] He was elected to the Unicameral in 1936, defeating Sam Klaver. In 1938, he lost to Klaver.