Sargent Was Home to Two Former Nebraska Governors
Here is one of Sargent’s claims to fame. Two of our town’s former residents once held Nebraska’s highest office.
Ezra Perin Savage was governor from 1901 to 1902. However before this time, he is credited with platting the original town of Sargent. You can read more about him at EP Savage Biography
Ralph Brooks was governor from 1959 – 1960. He graduated from Sargent High School in 1916. You can read more about him at Ralph Brooks Biography
Below is a picture of Ralph Brooks from a 1915 Sargent Annual.