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Governor Walter and Edith Welford in Governor’s Mansion reception room, Bismarck, N.D.
Governor Walter and Edith Welford in Governor’s Mansion reception room, Bismarck, N.D.
TitleGovernor Walter and Edith Welford in Governor's Mansion reception room, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1936-06-06
DescriptionGovernor Walter Welford reclines in a rocking chair near the fireplace while his wife Edith relaxes on the couch in the reception room of the Governor's Mansion in Bismarck.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPolitics & Government
People
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Governors
Spouses
Fireplaces
Couches
Rocking chairs
Personal NameWelford, Walter, 1868-1952
Welford, Edith B., 1873-1937
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Governor (1935-1937 : Welford)
Old Governor's Mansion (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Avenue B
Decade1930-1939
Item Number11065-07
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryWalter Welford served in the North Dakota House (1907-1910), and Senate (1917-1920) before moving from the post of lieutenant governor to governor after Thomas H. Moodie was disqualified from taking the governorship. Welford ran for office after the end of his term, but was defeated by William Langer. Welford also served as the township clerk at Pembina for 20 years.
External Resourcehttp://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/governors/governors20.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionWalter Welford Papers Mss 11065
Collection Finding AidConsult http://www.history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/11065.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11065-07)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh1106507
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