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Upper Mississippi River Basin Commission Appointment of Neil S. Haugerud as Chairman.

October 27, 1977

The President today announced the appointment of Neil S. Haugerud, of Preston, Minn., to be Chairman of the Upper Mississippi River Basin Commission. He replaces George W. Griebenow, resigned.

Haugerud was born July 3, 1930, in Canton Township, Minn. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1948 to 1952.

Haugerud was sheriff of Fillmore County, Minn., from 1961 to 1969. Since 1969 he has been a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He has served as chairman of the State Department's Division of the Appropriations Committee, and as a member of the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources, a joint House-Senate committee. He was chairman of the Joint Senate-House Commission for the Review of Administrative Rules.

In addition to his legislative duties, Haugerud is owner and operator of a family farm. Previously, he owned and managed a real estate and insurance agency.

Jimmy Carter, Upper Mississippi River Basin Commission Appointment of Neil S. Haugerud as Chairman. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242367

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