William Langer graduated from UND in 1906 and had a long career in politics. He was North Dakota Attorney General from 1917 until 1920 and served twice as Governor: from 1933 to 1934 and from 1937 until 1939. Elected to the United States Senate in 1941, he served until his death in 1959.

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Letter from Secretary of State to Governor Langer Regarding the Irish Free State, 1933

Govenor Langer to Usher Burdick regarding Financial Difficulties of the Odegaards, 1933

Letter from Sierra States University Dean R. L. Peters to Enemy Alien Control Supervisor Edward G. Ennis regarding Richard Auras, 1942

Letter from Herbert O. Weber regarding Richard Auras's character, 1945

Letter from Helene Dietz to "Hearing Board" Requesting Reconsideration of the Arrest and Internment of Richard Auras, 1945

Letter from Secretary of Eureka Lodge NO. 6 Wm. Rehker to Assistant Attorney General Herbert Wechsler regarding Richard Auras, 1945

Letter from Richmond, CA Shipyard Number Two Special Investigator John Rasmussen regarding Richard Auras's Character, 1945

Petition and Affidavit By Curt Benedict arguing for overturn of denial of release of Richard Auras from Internment, 1946

Letter from Richard Auras to William Langer regarding his internment status decision, 1946

Letter from Curt Benedict to William Langer Regarding the Internment of Richard Auras, 1946

Letter from William Langer to Richard Auras in Reply to Auras's Letter Regarding His Interment Status Decision, 1946

Letter from Richard Auras to Senator Langer in reply to Langer's letter of March 11, 1946