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Gudmundur Grimson portrait
Gudmundur Grimson portrait
TitleGudmundur Grimson portrait
Date of Original194-?
DescriptionFormal studio portrait of Gudmundur Grimson dressed in a suit and necktie.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Judges
Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Icelandic Americans
Personal NameGrimson, Gudmundur, 1878-1965
Organization NameNorth Dakota. Supreme Court
LocationNorth Dakota
United States
Item Number2010.65.1
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original6 x 8 cm.
Transcription"Judge Grimson" - handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryGudmundur Grimson was born in Iceland in 1878, and immigrated to Milton, Dakota Territory in 1882. He received degrees from the University of North Dakota and University of Iceland. He practiced law in Munich, N.D. and was editor of the Munich Herald. He was State's Attorney for Cavalier County, and would later serve as Special Assistant Attorney General in the Tabert case in Florida. He served as judge in the second judicial district from 1926-1949, and was later appointed to the North Dakota Supreme Court, where he served from 1949-1958. Grimson died in 1965.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionThorstina Jackson Walters & Emile Walters Photograph Collection 2010
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2010.65.1)
Digital IDrs006433
Original SourcePhotograph
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