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Portrait of U. S. Senator Lynn Frazier
Portrait of U. S. Senator Lynn Frazier
TitlePortrait of U. S. Senator Lynn Frazier
Date of Original192-?
DescriptionFormal studio portrait of Lynn Frazier in profile. Photograph likely taken while a U. S. Senator.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Legislators
Portrait photographs
Personal NameFrazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947
Organization NameUnited States. Congress. Senate
LocationWashington (D.C.)
United States
Item NumberMss 220.9.6
Format of OriginalPlatinum prints
Dimensions of Original20 x 29 cm.
Publisher of OriginalHarris & Ewing
Place of PublicationWashington (D.C.)
Transcription"To Hon. S. A. Olsness With best wishes Lynn Frazier" - handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
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 CollectionS. A. Olsness Photograph Collection Mss 220
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Mss 220.9.6)
Digital IDrs006387
Original SourcePhotograph
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