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 Olger Burton Burtness

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Olger Burton Burtness

  • Birth 14 Mar 1884 Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
  • Death 20 Jan 1960 Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
  • Burial Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
  • Plot Old Add Blk 251 Lot 4 Gr#1
  • Memorial ID 13420632

US Congressman. Elected to represent North Dakota's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1921 to 1933. He was elected unopposed in 1922. He also served as a Member of the North Dakota State House of Representatives from 1919 to 1920, Delegate to the Republican National Convention from North Dakota in 1916, 1936, and 1948, City Attorney of Grand Forks, North Dakota from 1936 to 1937, and as a State Court Judge in North Dakota from 1950 until his death in 1960.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 23 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13420632
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Olger Burton Burtness (14 Mar 1884–20 Jan 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13420632, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .