WAYNE Stenehjem, North Dakota’s longest serving attorney general, died on January 28, 2022, in Bismarck, according to a statement from his office..
He was 68 years old at the time his death.
Who is Wayne Stenehjem?
Wayne Stenehjem, Attorney General of North Dakota, was born in Mohall, North Dakota.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota and a law degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1977.
Stenehjem has one son, Andrew Bakke Stenehjem, from his marriage to Beth Bakke Stenehjem.
In 1976, Stenehjem was elected to the North Dakota House of Representatives, where he served for two years until being elected to the North Dakota Senate in 1980.
When did Wayne Stenehjem become Attorney General in North Dakota?
He was a member of the Senate for 20 years before being elected to the position of Attorney General.
During his time in the Legislature, Stenehjem was a member of the Judiciary Committee, and from 1995 to 2000, he was Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
For the 1999 Legislative Session, he was selected as Pro Tempore Speaker of the Senate.
Stenehjem was sworn in as the 29th Attorney General of the State in January 2001; He was re-elected in 2004, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018.
He served as the Attorney General of North Dakota for the longest time in the history of the state.
What was the cause of death of Wayne Stenehjem?
At around 8:27 a.m., Bismarck police responded to a medical call at Stenehjem’s residence.
Liz Brocker, his spokesman, confirmed his death Friday night.
After being found in the home unresponsive on Friday morning, Stenehjem was taken to hospital.
Bismarck Funeral Home is in the process of organizing funerals for both public and private ceremonies.
The cause of his death was has not been revealed yet.
We pay for your stories!
Do you have a story for the American team The Sun?
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17478941/who-wayne-stenehjem-cause-of-death/ Who is Wayne Stenehjem and what is the cause of his death?