Deb Fischer

Born:March 1, 1951 (age 73)
Career:U.S. Senate, 2013-present
Nebraska Legislature, 2005-2013
Education:B.S, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Deb Fischer assumed office as a U.S. senator from Nebraska in January 2013, the third female senator from Nebraska and the first elected to a full term.

Born March 1, 1951 in Lincoln, Nebraska, Fischer attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated with a B.S. in education in 1988. Fischer served on the Valentine Rural High School Board of Education from 1990-2004, as president of the Nebraska Association of School Boards and as a commissioner on the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-Secondary Education from 2000-2004.

In 2004, Fischer was elected to the Nebraska Legislature to represent the 43rd Legislative District, serving through 2012.

For information on Fischer's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on


Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (n.d.) Fischer, Debra (Deb) (1951-). Retrieved on May 6, 2020, from

Fischer, Deb. (n.d.). Extended Biography. Retrieved on May 6, 2020, from


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