William Lewis Guy Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, North Dakota Agricultural College, 1941. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, University Minnesota, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), North Dakota State University, 1968.
Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1972.
Assistant county agent, Agriculture Extension Svc., Fargo, North Dakota, 1947; farmer, Amenia, North Dakota, 1947-1960; governor, State of North Dakota, Bismarck, 1961-1973; staff director, Western Governor Energy Office, Denver, 1975-1977; executive director, North Dakota Community Foundation, Casselton, North Dakota, 1978-1979; energy consultant, Basin Electric Cooperative, Bismarck, 1980-1985; retired, 1985. Board directors Dakota Gasification Company, Bismarck.
Member North Dakota House of Representatives, Bismarck, 1958-1959. Chairman National Governor Conference, 1967. Chairman Midwest Governor's Association, 1962-1963.
Member of national board directors Common Cause, 1985-1991. Board directors Platte River Whooping Crane Trust, 1982-1985. Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Navy, 1943-1945.
Member Toastmasters (president 1955-1956, winner regional speech contest 1957), Farmer Union, Farm Bureau, Elks.
Married Jean Mason, January 30, 1943. Children: William III, James, Debby, Holly, Nancy.
1947 - 1960
1961 - 1973
1975 - 1977
1978 - 1979
1980 - 1985