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The community of Starkweather is located in Hammer Township. It was names after James E Starkweather.



Early Settlers

O. P. N. ANDERSON, commissioner of railroads, was born in April, 1872, at Albert Lea, Minn., and there received his early education, graduating from college in 1890. In the summer of 1890 Mr. Anderson located in Ramsey county and began teaching school, finally turning his attention to mercantile business in Starkweather. Two years ago he was a member of the legislature. He was elected railroad commissioner in 1908, was re-elected in 1910 and 1912 as a republican.
[Source: North Dakota Blue Book, 1913 Legislative Manual, Published under the direction of Thomas Hall, Secretary of State, 1913. Submitted by Linda R.]

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