John Henry Hoeven III
1957 - John Henry Hoeven III, born in Bismarck, North Dakota on the 13th of March. He is a North Dakota banker and politician.
1979 - He earned a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College.
1981 - Earned a master's degree in business administration from Northwestern University.
1986 - 1993 - He served as executive vice president of First Western Bank in Minot.
1993 - 2000 - He served as president and CEO of the Bank of North Dakota, during which time the bank's assets grew from $900 million to $1.6 billion.
2000 - In December, he was elected governor and began working to build North Dakota's future by focusing on six pillars of growth: education, economic development, agriculture, energy, technology and quality of life.
2003 - North Dakota led the nation in personal income and wage growth by his leadership.
2005 - North Dakota's rate of growth in per capita personal income was second again by his leadership.
2007 - In January, he became the nation's most senior governor, having been inaugurated on the 15th of December, as established by the North Dakota Constitution.
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