Born on January 22, 1909. Nie was raised in Ludlow. Nie attended St. James School in Ludlow. He worked in the Kenton County Sheriff's Office
for many years. He served as Sheriff of Kenton County from 1969 to 1973.
In his younger days, Nie played basketball with the St. James Rockne
Athletic Club 'Bees.' Nie also played semi-pro baseball in Northern
Kentucky. He was honored for his athletic ability by being inducted
into the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame.
Nie was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Kenton County
Democratic Club. Nie eventually moved to Park Hills with his wife, Marian
Joseph 'Nervie' Nie died on February 22, 1999. Two stepchildren survived
him: Vivian Alexander and Jack Hueser. Mass of Christian Burial was
conducted at St. Agnes Church, Fort Wright, with burial at St. Mary
Cemetery, Fort Mitchell.
Kentucky Post, February 23, 1999, p. 5A.