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Identifier

OGL1541-26

Date of Work

1989

Date of Work

1989

Description

State Representative Rosemarie Myrdal attending the signing ceremony of HCR 3045, declaring 1989 as the Year of the Young Reader. To her right is Governor George Sinner. Mother Goose and five unidentified people are also watching Governor Sinner sign.

A Democrat from Fargo, George Sinner began his political career in the North Dakota Senate, serving from 1962 to 1966. He then became a delegate to the North Dakota State Constitutional Convention in 1972 before serving one term in the North Dakota House, 1982 to 1984. He was elected North Dakota's 29th Governor, serving from 1985 to 1993.

Rosemarie Myrdal was elected to the North Dakota House of Representative in 1984 to represent District 11 (Pembina and Walsh counties) until 1993. A Republican from Edinburg, she served as Lieutenant Governor from 1993 to 2001.

People Depicted

Rosemarie Myrdal, George Sinner

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Rosemarie Myrdal, George Sinner, Mother Goose

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