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United States Senator from North Dakota

Jocelyn Birch Burdick, former United States Senator from North Dakota. Member of Daughters American Colonists, League Women Voters, Charter Member Junior League.

Background

Burdick, Jocelyn Birch was born on February 6, 1922 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Albert and Magdalena Birch.

Education

Principia College; Northwestern University.

Career

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.

Religion

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.

Membership

Member of Daughters American Colonists, League Women Voters, Charter Member Junior League.

Connections

Married Quentin Northrop Burdick, 1960 (deceased September 8, 1992). 1 child Gage (deceased).

father:
Albert Birch

mother:
Magdalena Birch

spouse:
Quentin Northrop Burdick

child:
Gage Burdick (deceased)