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William Langer

William LangerBorn: 30-Sep-1886
Birthplace: Everest Township, ND
Died: 8-Nov-1959
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, St. Leo's Catholic Cemetery, Casselton, ND

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor and Senator from North Dakota

Introduced a bill in February 1945 to deport Charlie Chaplin, and a bill in June 1945 which would require that at least one-tenth of all major league baseball rosters be composed of single-limb amputees.

Father: Frank J. Langer
Mother: Mary Weber
Wife: Lydia Cady (m. 26-Feb-1918, d. 4-Aug-1959, cancer)
Daughter: Emma
Daughter: Lydia
Daughter: Mary
Daughter: Cornelia

    High School: Casselton High School, Casselton, ND (1904)
    Law School: LLB, University of North Dakota (1906)
    University: BA Liberal Arts, Columbia University (1910)

    US Senator, North Dakota (3-Jan-1941 to 8-Nov-1949)
    Governor of North Dakota (1937-39)
    Governor of North Dakota (1933-34, removed from office by ND Sup. Ct.)
    Attorney General of North Dakota (1916-20)
    North Dakota State Official State's Attorney, Morton County, ND (1914-16)
    State Bar Association of North Dakota (1904)
    Sigma Chi Fraternity
    Bribery convicted (17-Jun-1934), reversed (7-May-1935)
    Conspiracy convicted (17-Jun-1934), reversed (7-May-1935)
    Declared Martial Law 17-Jul-1934
    Conspiracy (Dec-1935), not guilty
    Perjury (Dec-1935), not guilty


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