Joseph Mcmurray DEVINE Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University, 1884, A.M. Superintendent schools, La Moure Company, North Dakota, 1886-1896. Lieutenant-governor, North Dakota, 1897-1898, becoming governor, 1898, for unexpired term (1898-1899) of Frank A. Briggs, deceased. Reelected Lieutenant-governor, term, 1899-1900.
Dakota Elected Company Superintendent of Schools, Lamoure Company, N. Dakota, 1886-1896. Elected President State Educational Association, 1889. Appointed State Educational Lecturer by John Ogden, then State Superintendent of Schools, 1890-1896.
Elected Lieutenant Governor., 1896, became Governor. at death of Frank A. Briggs, 1898. Appointed Vice-President., Sound Money League, 1897, wrote articles on finance. Elected Lieutenant Governor. and was acting Governor. in absence of Governor.
F. B. Fancher, 1898; elected State Superintendent of Schools, 1900. Appointed to State Normal School Board, 1907. Appointed Superintendent of State Training School, 1914.
Appointed to newly created office of Commissioner of Immigration, 1922, re-appointed to date.
Member: Masons; Scottish Rite.
Spouse (1) Ida Frances Holloway, 1891, Crystal Lake, Minn, (died, 1893). (2) Mary Bernardine Hanscom, July 20, 1900, Minot, N.