Commitment to Education

  • Service on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents
  • UNO Advisory Board
  • Hal, his parents and brother all attended the University of Nebraska
  • Daub family established a scholarship to assist students who would otherwise not be able to attend college
  • Received the University Distinguished Alumni Award

Service to His Community and Country

  • Omaha Mayor (1995-2001)
  • U.S. House of Representatives (1981-1989)
  • Captain, U.S. Army Infantry – Company Commander, Korea (1966-1968)
  • Mid-America Boy Scouts Council Board member and Trustee
  • Eagle Scout
  • Salvation Army Board
  • Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame


  • Native Omahan; graduate of Benson High School (1959)
  • Graduate of the University of Nebraska School of Law (1965)
  • Partner, Husch, Sanders Law Firm
  • Married to former Mary Wurdeman
  • Three grown children: Natalie, John, and Tammy Daub — and five grandchildren
  • Named 2011 Father of the Year by American Diabetes Association
  • Enjoys playing trumpet, piano, collecting American stamps and coins, reading, fishing and hunting