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Lynn Frazier family portrait
Lynn Frazier family portrait
TitleLynn Frazier family portrait
Date of Original191-
CreatorHolmboe Studio (Bismarck, N.D.)
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionFamily portrait of the Lynn and Lottie Frazier family, likely taken while he was North Dakota governor.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Personal NameFrazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947
Frazier, Lottie, 1876-1935
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Burleigh County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Numberrs006638
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original18 x 21 cm.
Publisher of OriginalHolmboe Studio (Bismarck, N.D.)
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Digital copy made from original photograph in Pastoret Family photograph album, held in private hands.
Biography/HistoryLynn J. Frazier was born at Medord, Minn. on Dec. 21, 1874. In 1881 he came with his parents to North Dakota, living on a farm near Hoople, N.D. He graduated from the State Normal School in Mayville, N.D. in 1895 and the University of North Dakota in 1902. he married Lottie J. Stafford in 1903. Together they raised five children, Unie, Versie, Vernon, Willis and Lucille. Lottie Stafford was born near Hamilton, Ontario in 1876 and in 1882 the family moved to Pembina County, N.D. Frazier farmed the family farm. In 1916 he was elected North Dakota governor, endorsed by the Nonpartisan League and reelected in 1918 and 1920. In 1921 he was removed from office through recall election. He served as North Dakota Senator from 1923 to 1940. Mrs. Frazier died in 1935 at Washington, D.C. In 1937 he married long-time friend Catherine (Behrens) Paulson of Concrete, N.D. Lynn Frazier died at Riverdale, Maryland on January 11. 1947. After his death Catherine Frazier returned to the Paulson farm near Concrete where she died in 1955.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionPastoret-Minder Family Photograph Collection
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (rs006638)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDrs006638
Original SourcePhotographic print
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