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John Link family, Alexander, N.D.
John Link family, Alexander, N.D.
TitleJohn Link family, Alexander, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1918 and 1925
DescriptionJohn and Anna Link stand outside their home in Alexander, N.D. with three of their children: Arthur, Frances, and Mary.
Ordering Information
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Personal NameLink, Arthur A.
Link, John, 1879-1977
Link, Anna
Link, Frances
Link, Mary
LocationAlexander (N.D.)
Item Number10943-54
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryArthur A. Link was born in Alexander, N.D. in 1914, and attended schools in McKenzie County. Later, he studied farm husbandry at the North Dakota Agricultural College. Link served in the North Dakota House of Representatives from 1946 to 1970, including 14 years as minority floor leader, and as Speaker of the House in 1965. He was also active in township and county affairs, serving as a member of the Randolph Township Board, McKenzie County Welfare Board, and Randolph School Board. Link also served on the county and state Farm Security Administration committees. Link was elected to the 92nd Congress, and served from 1971-1972 as the representative for North Dakota's Second (West) District. This office was eliminated by reapportionment in 1972. In 1972, Link received the Democratic nomination for governor of North Dakota, and held the state's chief executive position until 1981.
External Resource
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionArthur and Grace Link Collection Mss 10943
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10943-54)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh1094354
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