Wayne Sanstead

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Wayne Godfrey Sanstead (born April 16, 1935)[1] was the North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction, serving from 1985 to January 1, 2013. Sanstead holds a doctorate from the University of North Dakota in secondary education, and was the longest serving chief state school officer in the United States.[2] Previously, Sanstead served eight years in the North Dakota House of Representatives and two years in the North Dakota Senate and was the 31st Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota under Art Link (1973–1980).

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Political offices
Preceded by
Richard F. Larsen
Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
1973–1981
Succeeded by
Ernest Sands
Preceded by
Joseph Crawford
North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction
1985–2013
Succeeded by
Kirsten Baesler