Arthur Albert LINK, Congress, ND (1914-2010)


LINK, Arthur Albert, a Representative from North Dakota; born in Alexander, McKenzie County, N. Dak., May 24, 1914; attended the McKenzie County schools, and North Dakota Agricultural College; member, North Dakota house of representatives, 1946-1970, serving fourteen years as minority floor leader and speaker of the house, 1965; member: Randolph Township Board, 1942-1972; McKenzie County Welfare Board, 1948-1969; Randolph School Board, 1945-1963; county and State Farm Security Administration committee, 1941-1946; delegate, North Dakota State conventions, 1964-1968; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second Congress (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1973); was not a candidate for reelection in 1972 but was a successful candidate for Governor of North Dakota; reelected in 1976 and served from January 2, 1973, until January 7, 1981; died on June 1, 2010, in Bismark, N. Dak.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present