|United States Senator
from North Dakota
September 16, 1992 – December 14, 1992
|Appointed by||George Sinner|
|Preceded by||Quentin Burdick|
|Succeeded by||Kent Conrad|
February 6, 1922 |
Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Quentin Burdick (1960–1992)|
|Alma mater||Principia College
Upon the death of her husband, Senator Quentin N. Burdick, Governor George Sinner appointed her to fill the vacancy until a special election was held. She was not a candidate for election to the rest of the term, and retired to Fargo upon the election of Kent Conrad to the office.
Burdick was the first woman to serve in either house of the U.S. Congress from North Dakota. She lives in Fargo, where she remains active in politics.
- US Government. Women in Congress. US Government, 1976.
- United States Congress. "Jocelyn Burdick (id: B001076)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|United States Senate|
|United States Senator (Class 1) from North Dakota
Served alongside: Kent Conrad
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