Doug Bereuter (born October 6, 1939), American politician, was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 2004, representing the First Congressional District of Nebraska from 1979 to 2004.
Born in York, Nebraska, he served as an infantry and intelligence officer in the U.S. Army before attending the University of Nebraska and Harvard University. He served in the Nebraska Legislature from 1974 to 1978, when he was elected to the U.S. House. He was reelected 12 times without substantive opposition, and never won less than 58 percent of the vote. He served longer in the House than anyone in Nebraska's history, and only George Norris and Carl Curtis served in both chambers longer. He announced in late 2003 that he would not run for a 14th term in 2004, resigning on ], 2004 to become president of The Asia Foundation.
He was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and served on the Financial Services Committee, Committee on International Relations, the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and was the Vice-Chairman on the Select Committee on Intelligence. He was also Chairman of the U.S. House Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
Bereuter was a moderate Republican and was very critical of the Christian right's growing influence in his party.
Among the bills that Bereuter sponsored is the Bunning-Bereuter-Blumenauer Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004.
Preceded by: Charles Thone (R) Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Nebraska's 1st congressional district 1979 - 2004 Succeeded by: Jeff Fortenberry (R)