Henry Holt (North Dakota politician)

Henry Holt (November 13, 1887 – March 2, 1944) was a politician from the U. S. state of North Dakota. He was born in Illinois.[1] Holt resided in Grand Forks, North Dakota. In 1934, he was an unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota against incumbent Lynn Frazier. In 1940, he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention which nominated U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for a third term. In 1942, he was elected as a Democrat to serve as the 21st Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota under Governor John Moses from 1943 until his death the following year of lung cancer. Upon learning of Holt's death, the governor ordered all flags across North Dakota to fly at half-mast.[1]

Henry Holt
21st Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
In office
GovernorJohn Moses
Preceded byOscar W. Hagen
Succeeded byClarence P. Dahl
Personal details
Born(1887-11-13)November 13, 1887
Elgin, Illinois
DiedMarch 2, 1944(1944-03-02) (aged 56)
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Political partyDemocratic


  1. ^ a b "Lt. Gov. Henry Holt Dies", The Bismarck Tribune, Thursday, March 02, 1944, Bismarck, North Dakota, United States Of America

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Political offices
Preceded by
Oscar W. Hagen
Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
Succeeded by
Clarence P. Dahl