Former Governor of Nebraska G. Charles Thone was presented with the Bronze Jordan Medal from Lincoln Lodge No. 19 on July 6, 2016 at his home in Lincoln. The medal was presented by Kent Folsom, Worshipful Master of Lincoln Lodge No. 19, and Deputy Grand Master Rick Myers. Brother Thone was raised in May of 1953. Former Governor Thone served in the US Army as an Infantry NCO and officer during World War II. He attended the University of Nebraska, earning his law degree in 1950. He was elected as Congressman for the 1st District in 1971 and served in that capacity until 1979 when he was elected as the 34th Governor of the State of Nebraska, serving from 1979 to 1983.
Former Governor Thone Receives Bronze Jordan Medal