William H. O'Gara

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William H. O'Gara
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Speaker of the
Nebraska House of Representatives
In office
1935–1937
Preceded byGeorge W. O'Malley
Member of the Nebraska House of Representatives
from the 46th district
In office
1923–1937
Preceded byReese B. Thompson
Member of the Nebraska House of Representatives
from the 15th district
In office
1921–1923
Preceded byWillard H. Burney
Succeeded byGeorge S. Collins
Personal details
Born
William Henry O'Gara

July 29, 1877
Cedar County, Nebraska
DiedApril 25, 1955(1955-04-25) (aged 77)
Lincoln, Nebraska
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Mamie L. Harrington

William Henry O'Gara (July 29, 1877 – April 25, 1955) was a Democratic politician from Laurel who served eight terms in the Nebraska House of Representatives, and as the final Speaker of the House in the bicameral Legislature. He lost his bid for election to the Unicameral Nebraska Legislature to John D. Reynolds in 1936. He was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 1938, but lost in a crowded Democratic primary to Terry Carpenter.