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Arthur G. Sorlie cemetery marker, Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Forks, N.D.
Arthur G. Sorlie cemetery marker, Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Forks, N.D.
TitleArthur G. Sorlie cemetery marker, Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Forks, N.D.
Date of Original2007?
CreatorPorter, Robert E.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA view of the cemetery marker for Governor Arthur G. Sorlie at Memorial Park Cemetery in Grand Forks.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCemeteries and graves
Statues and monuments
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Monuments
Cemeteries
Governors
Personal NameSorlie, Arthur, 1874-1928
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1925-1928 : Sorlie)
Memorial Park Cemetery (Grand Forks, N.D.)
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
Decade2000-2009
Item Number2007-P-018-58
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryArthur Sorlie was a conservative businessman who defeated R.A. Nestos in the 1924 race for governor. Sorlie was backed by the Nonpartisan League, but did not have the confidence of all of the League's membership. Sorlie died in office in 1928.
External Resourcehttp://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors14.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionRobert E. Porter Photograph Collection 2007-P-018
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2007-P-018-58)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2007P018
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