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William Langer portrait, seated at desk
William Langer portrait, seated at desk
TitleWilliam Langer portrait, seated at desk
Date of Original1938
CreatorRisem, Andreas, 1876-1957
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionWilliam Langer sits at his desk in the governor's office with a pen in his hand, and papers and a telephon on the desk in front of him. An American flag is visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
People
Portraits
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Telephones
Desks
Offices
Flags
Portrait photographs
Personal NameLanger, William, 1886-1959
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1937-1938 : Langer)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Boulevard Avenue E.
Decade1930-1939
Item NumberE0300
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Risem Bismarck 38"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryWilliam Langer was a lawyer before being elected governor in 1933. He was removed from office in 1934 after a federal court found him guilty of fraud and conspiracy; a charge that was later overturned. He was elected as governor again in 1937, and later served in the United States Senate.
External Resourcehttp://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors17.html
http://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors21.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection E
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (E0300)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshE0300
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