William Lemke as a young man, in a picture taken by George Blackburn of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Lemke served several terms in the U.S. House of Representatives: the first from 1933 to 1941 and the second from 1943 until his death in 1950. He was an important figure in the rise of the Nonpartisan League in North Dakota and was the Union Party Candidate for President in 1936.
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota
William Lemke, United States House of Representatives