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John Moses at Fred Aandahl's swearing in ceremony, Bismarck, N.D.
John Moses at Fred Aandahl's swearing in ceremony, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleJohn Moses at Fred Aandahl's swearing in ceremony, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1945
DescriptionJohn Moses (at center) and several other men watch as Fred Aandahl takes the oath of office as governor of North Dakota. A large microphone is set up on a table top, and a large flower arrangement is also visible.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAwards and ceremonies
Politics & Government
People
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Oaths
Flowers
Personal NameAandahl, Fred George, 1897-1966
Moses, John, 1885-1945
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1939-1944 : Moses)
North Dakota. Governor (1945-1951 : Aandahl)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Boulevard Avenue E.
Decade1940-1949
Item Number00276-047
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Gov. Aandahl taking oath"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryJohn Moses was born in Norway, and came to North Dakota in 1905. He worked for the Great Northern Railway, and as a lawyer and state's attorney before becoming governor in 1939. After leaving the governor's office, he ran for and won Gerald P. Nye's senate seat, but died soon after entering the Senate in 1945.
Fred Aandahl grew up in Litchville, N.D. and was a teacher and Superintendent of Schools there. He was a leader of the Republican Organizing Committee, and served as governor between 1945 and 1951. He later served in Congress, and was Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior.
External Resourcehttp://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors22.html
http://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors23.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionLeo LaLonde Photograph Collection 00276
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00276-047)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00276047
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