Fred George AANDAHL, Congress, ND (1897-1966)


AANDAHL, Fred George, a Representative from North Dakota; born in Litchville, Barnes County, N.Dak., April 9, 1897; graduated from Litchville High School, Litchville, N.Dak.; graduated from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.Dak., 1921; farmer; superintendent of schools, Litchville, N.Dak., 1922-1927; member of the North Dakota state senate, 1931, 1939, and 1941; governor of North Dakota, 1945-1950; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1953); was not a candidate for the Eighty-third Congress in 1952, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate; appointed Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior, 1953-1961; died April 7, 1966, in Fargo, N.Dak.; interment in Hillside Cemetery, Valley City, N.Dak.

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