North Dakota Biography

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There is no major statewide biographical index or major manuscript collection for North Dakota. Search statewide, regional, and county histories for biographical information. Representative biographical encyclopedias are:

Compendium of History and Biography of North Dakota Containing a History of North Dakota. . . . Chicago, Illinois: George A. Ogle & Company, 1900. (Family History Library film 982021.)

Lounsberry, Clement Augustus. North Dakota History and People. Three Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: S.J. Clarke, 1917. (Family History Library 982024; volume 3 on film 982025.)

Crawford, Lewis F. et al. History of North Dakota and North Dakota Biography. Three Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: The American Historical Society, 1931. (Family History Library film 1036393.) Volumes 2 and 3 are biographical.

Aberle, George P. Pioneers and Their Sons.. . .Two Volumes. Bismarck, North Dakota: Tumbleweed Press, 1980. (Family History Library film 1035608.) Includes family histories.