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Author: Agnes Geelan
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Title: The Dakota Maverick: The Political Life of William Langer Also Known As "Wild Bill" Langer
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Publisher: Prairie House (August 1, 1983)

The Dakota Maverick: The Political Life of William Langer Also Known As "Wild Bill" Langer by Agnes Geelan



North Dakota gave the nation Bill Langer. The author is a Liberal Democrat but Langer, even after two generations, still has his admirers from all points of the political spectrum. Geelan is a master story teller and even though I am too young to remember Bill Langer, I can't help but admire how he tweaked the noses of the rich and powerful and served the common man- not in a pseudo-form when the television cameras were rolling or the spin doctors were at work- but in a genuine down-to-earth. Would that politics would produce more Bill Langers!

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The Dakota Maverick: The Political Life of William Langer, also Known as Wild Bill Langer. Hjalmervik, Gary L. William Langer’s First Administration, 1932-1934. Master’s thesis, University of North Dakota, 1966. Holzworth, John M. The Fighting Governor: The Story of William Langer and the State of North Dakota. Chicago: Pointer Press, 1938. Horne, Robert M. The Controversy over the Seating of William Langer, 1940-1942. Master’s thesis, University of North Dakota, 1964. Johnson, Gordon W. William Langer’s Resurgence to Political Power in 1932.

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The Dakota Maverick: The Political Life of William Langer. Bismarck: Prairie House, 1983. Pedeliski, Theodore B. "The German-Russian Ethnic Factor in William Langer's Campaigns, 1914–1940. North Dakota History 64 (1997): 2–20. Previous: Landon, Alfred Contents Next: Lemke, William.

The copy photographs are from Agnes Geelan's book The Dakota Maverick: The Political Life of William Langer also known as "Wild Bill" Langer. cover photo and second page of illustrations. 2012-P-022 Jefferson Jones 1931 Black and white portrait of Johnny Goodall taken in Bismarck ND while attending the first inaugural of Governor George F. Shafer. 2012-P-023 Iva Thielges 1950-1960 Four photographs of Agnes Geelan: one portrait of her holding her two books "Dakota Maverick" and "The Ministers' Daughters", Agnes accepting a fishing rod and reel from an NBC personality in Chicago IL in early 1950s, Agnes making speech as candidate for congress at Non-Partisan League (NPL) convention in Bismarck (ND) March 28th.

also known as The Dakota, New York City. part of New York City, Manhattan. The Dakota" is a book by Arthur Pearcy. Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for The Dakota. by Sandra J. Soulliere, Mark A. Arnold, Steven E. Kluender. Historical Dictionary of the 1940s (2006). by James Gilbert Ryan, Leonard C. Schlup. Further Reading: Anges Geelan, The Dakota Maverick: The Political Life of William Langer, Also Known as Wild Bill Langer, 1975; William Langer Papers, Charles Frizt Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota; Glenn H. Close. Earth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features (2015).

Unequal Contest: Bill Langer and His Political Enemies (by a ND judge). Rjensen (talk) 04:22, 30 March 2014 (UTC).

Also Known As: "Wild Bill". Birthdate: September 30, 1886 (73). Senator Langer was an isolationist, wanting to minimize America’s involvement in World War II. At home, he concentrated on making life easier for the farmers of North Dakota by raising wheat prices and granting government relief, although amidst rumors of great scandal. He was also very adamant about implementing affordable healthcare for everyone. As a senator, he served on the Post Office, Civil Service and Indian Affairs committees. He and Henrik Shipstead of Minnesota were the only Senators to vote against the United Nations Charter in 1945. In 1950, "Wild Bill" filibustered for.

William "Wild Bill" Langer (September 30, 1886November 8, 1959) was a prominent US politician from North Dakota. Langer is one of the most colorful characters in North Dakota history, most famously bouncing back from a scandal that forced him out of the governor's office and into prison. He served as the 17th and 21st Governor of North Dakota from 1933 to 1934 and from 1937 to 1939. Langer also served in the United States Senate from 1940 to 1959 when he died in office.

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