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Ruth Meiers portrait
Ruth Meiers portrait
TitleRuth Meiers portrait
Date of Original198-
DescriptionRuth Meiers sits posed for a formal portrait. She wears a dark blazer, brooch, necklace, and eyeglasses.
Ordering Information
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Legislators
Portrait photographs
Personal NameMeiers, Ruth, 1925-1987
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Office of the Lieutenant Governor
North Dakota. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives
Item NumberC3723
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryRuth Meiers worked for the Mountrail County Welfare Board, and various other social welfare organizations before serving in the North Dakota House from 1975-1984. She was elected as North Dakota's first woman Lieutenant Governor in 1984, and served from 1985 until her death in office in 1987. The Ruth Meiers Hospitality House in Bismarck is named in her honor.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection C
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (C3723)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshC3723
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