Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1941– 2007


HOAGLAND, Peter J., a Representative from Nebraska; born in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebr., November 17, 1941; attended Harrison and Dundee grade schools and graduated from Omaha Central High School; B.A., Stanford University, 1963; first lieutenant, United States Army, 1963-1965; J.D., Yale University Law School, 1968; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Washington, D.C.; clerk to Judge Oliver Gasch, United States District Court, Washington, D.C., 1969-1970; staff attorney, District of Columbia public defender service, 1970-1973; Nebraska state senator, 1978-1986; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred First and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress; died on October 30, 2007, in Washington, D.C..

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassettes and Sound Tape Reels: 1988-1994, 32 commercials on 5 videocassettes and 9 commercials on 7 sound tape reels. The commercials were used during Peter Hoagland's campaigns for the 1988, 1990, and 1994 U.S. congressional elections in District 2 of Nebraska, Democratic Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Cwiklik, Robert. House Rules: A Freshman Congressman's Initiation to the Backslapping, Backpedaling and Backstabbing Ways of Washington. New York: Villard Books, 1991.

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