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Joseph M. Devine

AKA Joseph McMurray Devine

Born: 15-Mar-1861
Birthplace: Wheeling, WV
Died: 31-Aug-1938
Location of death: Mandan, ND
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Mandan Union Cemetery, Mandan, ND

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of North Dakota, 1898-99

Assumed office upon the death of Gov. Frank A. Briggs.

[1] First Presbyterian Church, Mandan, ND.

Father: Hugh E. Devine
Mother: Jane McMurray
Wife: Ida Frances Holloway (m. 1891, d., one daughter)
Wife: Mary Bernadine Hanscom (m. 1900, d. 14-Dec-1951, one son, two daughters)
Son: Douglas (b. 1902)
Daughter: Helen (b. 1903)
Daughter: Bernardin (b. 1905)

    University: BA, University of West Virginia (1881)
    Administrator: Superintendent, State Training School, Mandan, ND (1914-23)

    North Dakota State Official State Immigration Commissioner (1923-33)
    North Dakota Progressive-Republican Party President (1905-11)
    North Dakota State Official Superintendent of Public Education (1901-02)
    Governor of North Dakota (acting, 15-Aug-1898 to 3-Jan-1899)
    Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota (1897-1901)
    North Dakota State Official School Superintendent, LaMoure County (1886-97)
    Knights of Pythias
    National Sound Money League VP
    North Dakota State Education Association President (1889)

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