|32nd Governor of North Dakota|
December 7, 2010 – December 15, 2016
|Preceded by||John Hoeven|
|Succeeded by||Doug Burgum|
|36th Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota|
December 15, 2000 – December 7, 2010
|Preceded by||Rosemarie Myrdal|
|Succeeded by||Drew Wrigley|
|Member of the North Dakota House of Representatives
from the 22nd district
|Succeeded by||Vonnie Pietsch|
|Born||John Stewart Dalrymple III
October 16, 1948
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
|Alma mater||Yale University (BA)|
John Stewart "Jack" Dalrymple III (born October 16, 1948) is an American politician, businessman, and a former wheat farmer who served as the 32nd Governor of North Dakota, from 2010 to 2016. He was previously the 36th Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota from 2000 until December 2010, when Governor John Hoeven resigned and Dalrymple succeeded him.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Agricultural career
- 3 Volunteer service
- 4 Career in the state legislature
- 5 U.S. Senate elections
- 6 Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
- 7 Governor of North Dakota
- 8 Personal life
- 9 Electoral history
- 10 2016 Dakota Access Pipeline protests
- 11 See also
- 12 References
- 13 External links
Dalrymple was born on October 16, 1948 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of Mary Josephine (Knoblauch) and John Stewart Dalrymple, Jr. He spent many of his formative years in Casselton, North Dakota on his family's wheat farm, which was established in 1875 by his great-grandfather, Oliver Dalrymple.
In 1966, he from the Blake School (Minneapolis), a private co-educational day school, where he took the preparatory course to earn his high school diploma.
He was the founding board chairman of Dakota Growers Pasta Company, formed as an agricultural cooperative of more than 1,100 primarily North Dakota wheat growers in 1992. The cooperative grew to become North America's third-largest manufacturer and marketer of dry pasta products. Dakota Growers Pasta provides an array of products for retail brands, retail private label and food service. Dalrymple led the transition of the structure of the organization, from a cooperative to a C corporation, to raise capital and to perform acquisitions. Dakota Growers Pasta was sold in May 2010 for about $240 million to a Canadian firm, Viterra Inc. Opposition to the Viterra sale was largely due to the fact that "the cooperative was created with the help of the state-owned Bank of North Dakota, other rural cooperatives and the city of Carrington, where the cooperative was based." Some government leaders felt strongly that these entities should also benefit from the sale.
During the 1980s, Dalrymple served on the Casselton (ND) Jobs Development Commission.
In the 1990s, Dalrymple was chairman of the Board for Prairie Public Television (now Prairie Public), the PBS affiliate which also provides radio and public media services serving North Dakota and the surrounding region.
Career in the state legislature
He served as chairman of the House Appropriations committee for four years. In the 1999-2000 interim, he also chaired the Budget Section, the legislative panel charged with reviewing spending issues between sessions.
U.S. Senate elections
In December 1987, Dalrymple announced he would run for the U.S. Senate. He lost the Republican nomination to State House Majority Leader Earl Strinden. Strinden lost the general election to incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Quentin Burdick.
On September 8, 1992 Burdick died. Governor George Sinner appointed Burdick's widow Jocelyn Burdick to fill the vacancy until a special election was held. She was not a candidate for election to the rest of the term. On September 17, 1992 Dalrymple announced he would run in the special election. In October 1992, he won the Republican nomination. Kent Conrad, who held North Dakota's other Senate seat at the time but had planned to retire from it (he decided to run to fill the Burdick vacancy), defeated Dalrymple 63%-34%. Dalrymple only won three counties in the state: Billings, McIntosh, and Sheridan.
Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
Dalrymple was elected as Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota in 2000 on the Republican ticket with John Hoeven. He was re-elected as Lieutenant Governor in 2004 and 2008 along with then-Governor Hoeven.
Governor of North Dakota
Then-Lt. Governor Dalrymple became governor following the resignation of John Hoeven, who was elected to the U.S. Senate on November 2, 2010. The transition took place in accordance with the gubernatorial succession provisions of the Constitution of North Dakota. Two days later, on November 4, 2010, Dalrymple designated now-former U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Drew Wrigley as his successor to become Lieutenant Governor, once his transition to the governor's office was completed.
On December 7, 2010, Hoeven officially tendered his resignation as governor to Alvin Jaeger, the North Dakota secretary of state. Later that day, in front of a joint session of the North Dakota Legislative Assembly and before a statewide television audience, Dalrymple was sworn in as governor, and then Wrigley was sworn in as lieutenant governor.
On November 1, 2011, Governor Dalrymple announced on a multi city tour of North Dakota that he would run for a full four-year term as governor, with Wrigley as his running mate. In 2012, Dalrymple handily defeated Democratic challenger Ryan Taylor in the General Election to serve a full term as governor.
North Dakota does not have a term limit for governor or lieutenant governor, meaning that any individual could be elected to and serve an unlimited number of terms.
Dalrymple married the former Betsy Wood in 1971, and they have four daughters.
|Republican||Jack Dalrymple (inc.)||200,525||63.10%|
|Democratic-NPL||Ryan M Taylor||109,048||34.31%|
|Independent||Roland C. Riemers||2,618||0.82%|
2016 Dakota Access Pipeline protests
In 2016, a series of protests was held against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), by groups including ReZpect Our Water and Native American tribes including the Standing Rock Sioux. Dalrymple called in the North Dakota National Guard's 191st Military Police to use water cannons, rubber bullets, bean bag rounds, smoke grenades, and tear gas on protesters, resulting in serious injury to 21 year old Sophia Wilansky, who nearly lost the use of her left arm, Virginia Dundon, and others.  His steadfast defense of the pipeline, even at the expense of the safety of protesters, prompted political reporter Jordan Chariton to nickname him "Governor DAPL" (pronounced "dapple"). 
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- "Dalrymple Farm - Fargo History". Retrieved 10 November 2016.
- "Home - North Dakota Office of the Governor". Retrieved 10 November 2016.
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- "Welcome to Amvest". Retrieved 10 November 2016.
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- "Hall of Fame - EY Entrepreneur Of The Year". Retrieved 10 November 2016.
- "About Us - ShareHouse". Retrieved 10 November 2016.
- "Governor Jack Dalrymple - North Dakota Office of the Governor". 18 September 2014. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
- "Governor Jack Dalrymple". GOP.com. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
- "1990s". prairiepublic.org. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
- "Dalrymple announces his bid for GOP Senate endorsement". Grand Forks Herald. December 9, 1987. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
- "Incumbents rule the roost of campaign funding Burdick balance blots out Strinden". Grand Forks Herald. April 23, 1988. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
- "Dalrymple throws in hat for Burdick seat; more hats likely to follow". Grand Forks Herald. September 17, 1992. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
- "It'll be Conrad vs. Dalrymple; Republican candidate Jack Dalrymple sets tough campaign tone". Grand Forks Herald. October 5, 1992. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
- "ND US Senate Special". Our Campaigns. Randy Parker. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
- "2016 President Primaries Results". Politico. Archived from the original on November 7, 2012. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
- "Governor Jack Dalrymple will not run for re-election". Retrieved 2016-08-29.
- "First Lady Betsy Dalrymple - North Dakota Office of the Governor". nd.gov. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
- "Sophia Wilansky ready to return home after nearly losing her arm during Standing Rock clash". APTN. 8 December 2016.
- Wong, Julia (November 21, 2016). "Standing Rock protest: hundreds clash with police over Dakota Access Pipeline". The Guardian. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
- Thompson, Dave (September 8, 2016). "National Guard to provide administrative support, traffic control for the DAPL protest". Prairie Public Radio. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
- The Young Turks (2016-12-02), Veterans Deploy To Standing Rock #NoDAPL, retrieved 2016-12-03
- The Young Turks (2016-12-02), Governor DAPL CAUGHT Lying About ATTACK On Standing Rock Water Protectors, retrieved 2016-12-03
- Governor Jack Dalrymple official North Dakota government website
- Jack Dalrymple for Governor
- Jack Dalrymple at DMOZ
- Appearances on C-SPAN
|Party political offices|
|Republican nominee for U.S. Senator from North Dakota
|Republican nominee for Governor of North Dakota
|Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
|Governor of North Dakota