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Clarence Alfred Bottolfsen

  • Birth 10 Oct 1891 Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 18 Jul 1964 Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
  • Burial Arco, Butte County, Idaho, USA
  • Memorial ID 9606762

Idaho Governor. After attending at National Business College Minnesota, he moved to Arco, Idaho, in 1910 and was owner-publisher of the Arco Advisor. During World War I, he served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army. After the war, he resumed his newspaper interests, was a member of the Idaho House of Representatives, (1921-23, 27, 29-30) and was chairman of the Republican State Central Committee, (1936-38). In 1939, he was elected as a Republican the 17th Governor of Idaho, serving until 1941 and was reelected as the 19th Governor of Idaho, serving (1943-45). After leaving office, he was co-director of the Interim Committee on Reorganization of State Government, was chief clerk of the Idaho House of Representatives, (1949-57) and was a member of the Idaho State Senate, (1958, 60). He died from emphysema at age 72.

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  • Originally Created by: David M. Habben
  • Added: 16 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9606762
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence Alfred Bottolfsen (10 Oct 1891–18 Jul 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9606762, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Arco, Butte County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .