Quentin Burdick

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Quentin Burdick
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United States Senator
from North Dakota
In office
August 8, 1960 – September 8, 1992
Preceded byNorman Brunsdale
Succeeded byJocelyn Burdick
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Dakota's At-large district
In office
January 3, 1959 – August 8, 1960
Preceded byUsher L. Burdick
Succeeded byHjalmar Nygaard
Personal details
Quentin Northrup Burdick

(1908-06-19)June 19, 1908
Munich, North Dakota, U.S.
DiedSeptember 8, 1992(1992-09-08) (aged 84)
Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Marietta Janecky
(m. 1933; her death 1958)

Jocelyn Birch (m. 1960)
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota
University of Minnesota Law School

Quentin Northrup Burdick (June 19, 1908 – September 8, 1992) was an American lawyer and politician. He was a member of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party. He represented North Dakota in the U.S. House of Representatives (1959–1960) and the U.S. Senate (1960–1992).

At the time of his death, he was the third longest-serving senator (after Strom Thurmond and Robert Byrd) among current members of the Senate.

Burdick died of heart failure at a Fargo, North Dakota hospital at the age of 84.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Saxon, Wolfgang (1992-09-09). "Quentin N. Burdick, 84, Is Dead; U.S. Senator From North Dakota". The New York Times.

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