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Doug Burgum
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33rd Governor of North Dakota
Assumed office
December 15, 2016
Lieutenant Brent Sanford
Preceded by Jack Dalrymple
Personal details
Born August 1, 1956 (1956-08-01) (age 63)
Arthur, North Dakota, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater North Dakota State University
Stanford University
Website Campaign website

Doug Burgum (born August 1, 1956) is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist and politician. He is the 33rd Governor of North Dakota as a member of the Republican Party. He joined Great Plains Software in 1983 and became the company’s President in 1984 until resigning in 2016 for his gubernatorial run.


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