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Jocelyn Burdick

Jocelyn Burdick
United States Senator
from North Dakota
In office
September 16, 1992 – December 14, 1992
Appointed by George Sinner
Preceded by Quentin Burdick
Succeeded by Kent Conrad
Personal details
Born (1922-02-06) February 6, 1922
Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Quentin Burdick (1960–1992)
Alma mater Principia College
Northwestern University

Jocelyn Birch Burdick (born February 6, 1922) is an American politician who served as a Democratic United States Senator briefly during 1992.

Upon the death of her husband, Senator 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

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