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T.H.H. Thoresen on the Thoresen Stock Farm near Dalton, Minn.
T.H.H. Thoresen on the Thoresen Stock Farm near Dalton, Minn.
TitleT.H.H. Thoresen on the Thoresen Stock Farm near Dalton, Minn.
Date of Original1912
DescriptionT.H.H. Thoresen poses with a young horse on the Thoresen Stock Farm near Dalton, Minn.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAnimals
Agriculture
People
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Horses
Trees
Personal NameThoresen, T. H. H. (Thorstein Hartvig Haugen), 1885-1956
LocationDalton (Minn.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00178-31
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"T.H.H. Thoresen on the Thoresen Stock Farm in 1912 near Dalton, Minnesota"--Typed on label affixed to front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryT.H.H. Thoresen was elected as Dunn County States Attorney in 1918 and 1920 as a Nonpartisan League candidate. He ran unsuccessfully for attorney general in 1924 and governor in 1928. Governor Arthur Sorlie appointed him Tax Commissioner in 1925, a position he held until 1929. Despite being a part of the anti-Langer faction of the Nonpartisan League, he was elected Lieutenant Governor and served alongside Governor William Langer from 1937-1938. After another unsuccessful run for the governorship, he sought and won election as Grand Forks mayor from 1940-1944. In 1950, he ran unsuccessfully against Milton R. Young for the United States Senate.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionCynthia Selland Photograph Collection 00178
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00178-31)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0017831
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