David Beach Papers, 1985-1999
Primary Creator: Beach, David
Extent: 3.75 Linear Feet
Date Acquired: 06/25/1998. More info below under Accruals.
David Beach attended a one room country school in Cass County before graduating from Fargo Central High School in 1953. He attended the University of North Dakota UND) 1953-1955 and joined the U.S. Air Force in 1956. He served in the Air Force until 1961 and returned to UND, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1963. Upon graduation, Beach became office manager at Ryan Potato Company of East Grand Forks until 1980, when he left to work at Northern Realty Management, Inc. He was employed there until his retirement in 1998.
He was elected to the Grand Forks City Council in 1985, representing Ward 1. He served until he retired in 1998, spanning nearly 13 years of service. Throughout Beach’s tenure, he chaired the Urban Development Committee and the Public Service Committee, as well as serving on the Finance Committee. While on the Council, he was a strong supporter of the Alerus Center. Beach has also been active with the Grand Forks Historic Preservation Commission.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Source: David Beach, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Acquisition Method: Donation; 98-2209
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). David Beach Papers. OGLMC 1367, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in January 2015.
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- Separated and placed in the Photograph File Cabinets. All of the photographs date from the 1990s, but before the 1997 Red River Flood.
- Photograph 1: 1706 Dyke
- Photograph 2: 1706 Dyke
- Photograph 3: 1624 Dyke
- Photograph 4: 1624 Dyke
- Photograph 5: 1310 Chestnut
- Photograph 6: 1310 Chestnut
- Photograph 7: 1101 Belmont
- Photograph 8: 1101 Belmont
- Photograph 9: 1616 Dyke
- Photograph 10: 1616 Dyke
- Photograph 11: 1612 Dyke
- Photograph 12: 1612 Dyke
- Photograph 13: 621 South 4th Street
- Photograph 14: 621 South 4th Street
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