"REDLIN, Rolland W., a Representative from North Dakota; born in Lambert, Richland County, Mont., February 29, 1920; educated in grade school in Lambert, Mont., high school in Minneapolis, Minn., the University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., and took extension courses at Minot (N.Dak.) State University; owns and operates a farm near Crosby, Divide County, N.Dak.; was a candidate for State house of representatives in 1952; elected to the State senate and served from 1959 through 1963; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth Congress (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1967); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1966 to the Ninetieth Congress; war on hunger consultant, Agency for International Development, 1967; vice president and agricultural representative for Minot First Western Bank; member of the North Dakota State senate, 1973 to 2000; died September 23, 2011, in Rapid City, S.Dak."
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=R000107
The Rolland Redlin Papers have been divided into eight series as follows:
Series 1: Legislation Sponsored by Redlin
Series 2: Legislative Subject Files
Series 3: Public Relations
Series 4: Correspondence
Series 5: Speeches
Series 6: Photographs
Series 7: 1966 Reelection Campaign
Series 8: Miscellaneous
Researchers should note that the collection was minimally processed. No attempt was made to arrange materials within folders in precise chronological and/or alphabetical order. Many letters also have envelopes attached.