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Frank Arlington Briggs
Birth: Sep. 15, 1858
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1898
Bismarck
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA

North Dakota Governor. Employed as a printer and journalist, he moved to Mandan, North Dakota, in 1881. There he worked in real estate and was the Morton County Treasurer, (1885-87) and the North Dakota State Auditor, (1895-96). In 1897, he was elected as a Republican the 5th Governor of North Dakota, serving until his death from tuberculosis at age 39. During his tenure, a general revenue bill was sanctioned and a railway regulation law was authorized. He was also the first North Dakota Governor, to pass away while in office. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Estella Briggs (1877 - 1897)*
 
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Burial:
Howard Lake Cemetery
Howard Lake
Wright County
Minnesota, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Lisa
Record added: Mar 10, 2003
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