Carl O. Jorgenson

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Carl O. Jorgenson

Carl O. Jorgenson (June 6, 1881 – October 19, 1951) was a North Dakota public servant and politician with the Republican Party who served as the North Dakota State Auditor from 1913 to 1916.[1] After serving two terms, he was defeated in the 1916 Republican Primary and therefore did not run again for the office.

Biography[edit]

Carl Jorgenson was born in 1881 at Willmar, Minnesota, and he came to Milnor, North Dakota with his parents on May 1, 1884. He was educated at Milnor High School, and later took courses at a business college in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He served in various capacities in the office of the Auditor beginning in 1901, and was elected to the position of State Auditor in 1912. He served until he lost his party's primary in 1916. He died at the age of 70 in Fargo, North Dakota.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ North Dakota Blue Book, 2005
Preceded by
David K. Brightbill
North Dakota State Auditor
1913–1916
Succeeded by
Carl R. Kositzky