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                        Burdick BURDICK, Quentin Northrup, (son of Usher L. Burdick, husband of Jocelyn Birch Burdick), a Representative and a Senator from North Dakota; born in Munich, Cavalier County, N.Dak., June 19, 1908; attended the public schools; graduated, University of Minnesota 1931 and from the law department of the same university 1932; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Fargo, N.Dak.; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth Congress and served from January 3, 1959, until his resignation August 8, 1960; elected to the United States Senate June 28, 1960, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William Langer; reelected in 1964, 1970, 1976, 1982, and again in 1988, and served from August 8, 1960, until his death; chairman, Committee on Environment and Public Works (One Hundredth through One Hundred Second Congresses); died of a heart attack in Fargo, N. Dak., September 8, 1992; remains were cremated, and ashes interred in Bohemian National Cemetery in Hutchinson, Minn.

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Senator 01/03/1959 01/03/1993 Senate ND
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