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William Langer

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Description: This letter dated March 21, 1958, from United States Senator William Langer to S.J. McElwain marks the receipt of McElwain’s letter from March 7, 1958. Langer thanks McElwain and confides that “I have felt for some time that if this name is changed that the Reservoir should be named after Severt Thompson who has done so much for the situation in North Dakota.” The letter is marked with the handwritten annotation “Garrison Dam.”

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Letter from S.J. McElwain to William Langer Regarding the Naming of the Reservoir Made by the Garrison Dam, March 7, 1956

Date of Work

3-21-1958

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Elbowoods, Lake Sakakawea

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Civic Club

People Referenced

William Langer, S.J. McElwain, Severt Thompson

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Political History | United States History

Letter from William Langer to S.J. McElwain to Regarding the Naming of the Reservoir Made by the Garrison Dam, March 21, 1956

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