Lieutenant Governor Rosemarie Myrdal with her newly elected successor, Jack Dalrymple and his wife Betsy, during her last days in office.
A Republican from Edinburg, Rosemarie Myrdal represented District 11 (Pembina and Walsh counties) in the North Dakota House from 1985 until 1993 and served as the Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota from 1993 to 2001.
Jack Dalrymple represented District 22 (Cass County) and served as a Republican in the North Dakota House from 1985 through 2000. He ran unsuccessfully for US Senate in 1988 and 1992. Dalrymple succeeded Rosemarie Myrdal as North Dakota's 36th Lieutenant Governor in 2001 and served until 2010. He became governor following John Hoeven's election to the United States Senate in November 2010.
Rosemarie Myrdal, Jack Dalrymple, Betsy Dalrymple
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota
Rosemarie Myrdal, Jack Dalrymple, Betsy Dalrymple, North Dakota Lieutenant Governor