Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 02:00pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after longtime public servant Eliot Glassheim passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25. Glassheim served in the North Dakota House of Representatives in 1975 and again from 1993 to 2016 and was a member of the Grand Forks City Council from 1982 to 2012.

“Eliot Glassheim was a true statesman whose wisdom, integrity and quick wit made him an effective consensus-builder and beloved public servant for more than two decades in the House and 30 years on the Grand Forks City Council,” Burgum said. “Kathryn and I extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends as we honor his incredible legacy of public service.”