Rosemarie Myrdal addressing the North Dakota Legislature. Sitting behind her is Governor Ed Schafer.
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.
Prior to being elected North Dakota's 30th Governor, Ed Schafer unsuccessfully challenged North Dakota Congressman Byron Dorgan in 1990. Two years later, Schafer, a Republican from Bismarck, won the gubernatorial election and served as North Dakota Governor until 2001.
State Capital, Bismarck, North Dakota
Rosemarie Myrdal, Ed Schafer
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota
Rosemarie Myrdal, Ed Schafer, North Dakota Legislature