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 Ragnvald Anderson Nestos

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Ragnvald Anderson Nestos

Birth
Voss, Voss kommune, Hordaland fylke, Norway
Death 5 Jul 1942 (aged 65)
Minot, Ward County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Minot, Ward County, North Dakota, USA
Plot Section 11, Block 5, Lot 6
Memorial ID 7254466 View Source
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Governor of North Dakota. Served as Governor from 1921 to 1925. In 1893, Nestos came to North Dakota from Norway speaking no English. By 1904 he was a successsul lawyer in Minot, North Dakota. In 1921 Nestos was elected Governor in a recall election that removed Governor Lynn Frazier from office, and left a bitter gap between the political parties in North Dakota. But Nestos proved to be a successful Governor in North Dakota and won re-election in 1923.

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  • Originally Created by: Lisa
  • Added: 11 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7254466
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7254466/ragnvald-anderson-nestos : accessed ), memorial page for Ragnvald Anderson Nestos (12 Apr 1877–5 Jul 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7254466, citing Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, Ward County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .