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Byron Dorgan, Kent Conrad, Arthur A. Link at Democratic-NPL State Convention
Byron Dorgan, Kent Conrad, Arthur A. Link at Democratic-NPL State Convention
TitleByron Dorgan, Kent Conrad, Arthur A. Link at Democratic-NPL State Convention
Date of Original1986-04-05
DescriptionByron Dorgan, Kent Conrad, and Arthur A. Link stand together and talk at the 1986 North Dakota Democratic-NPL state convention. Link wears a Dorgan sticker and many other political buttons on his lapel. A Kent Conrad for U.S. Senate poster is visible in the background. Conrad would be elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986. Byron Dorgan would be elected to one of several terms in Congress in 1986.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
People
Subject (LCTGM)Legislators
Governors
Politicians
Personal NameLink, Arthur A.
Conrad, Kent, 1948-
Dorgan, Byron L.
LocationNorth Dakota
Decade1980-1989
Item Number10943-33
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"To Gov. Link, with appreciation! Byron L. Dorgan U.S. Congress"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
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 Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors27.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionArthur and Grace Link Collection Mss 10943
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10943-33)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh1094333
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