Alvin Jaeger

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Al Jaeger
Secretary of State of North Dakota
Assumed office
January 1, 1993
Governor Ed Schafer
John Hoeven
Jack Dalrymple
Preceded by Jim Kusler
Personal details
Born (1943-12-10) December 10, 1943 (age 72)
Beulah, North Dakota, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Dickinson State University
University of North Dakota
Montana State University,

Alvin A. "Al" Jaeger (born December 10, 1943) is a North Dakota politician with the Republican Party who is currently serving as the Secretary of State of North Dakota. Jaeger was elected to the office in 1992, and re-elected in 1996, 2000, 2006, 2010, and 2014.[1]


Al Jaeger was born in Beulah, North Dakota in 1943. He was raised there and he graduated in 1961 from Beulah High School. He attended Bismarck State College and in 1963 earned an Associate of Arts degree. In 1966, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from Dickinson State University, majoring in Business Education with a minor in Speech. He also completed post-graduate work at the University of North Dakota in 1968 and at Montana State University in 1970.

During his high school and college years, Jaeger worked for his father's excavating and ready-mix concrete company. After graduating from Dickinson State, he taught at Killdeer High School for three years and then at Kenmare High School for another two years. Upon moving to Fargo, North Dakota in 1971, Jaeger worked for two years for the Mobil Oil Corporation as a marketing analyst. From 1973 to 1992, Jaeger was self-employed as a real estate broker and owned his own real estate brokerage business in Fargo.

Jaeger became North Dakota's fourteenth Secretary of State in 1993, and was reelected in 1996, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2014. He resides in Bismarck with his family; he has two daughters and a stepson with his wife Kathy.


  1. ^ North Dakota Blue Book, 2005

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Kusler
Secretary of State of North Dakota