Janet Wentz



Age: 66


Summary: speaker of the North Dakota state House since 2002 who had built a reputation as an advocate for education and human services as a moderate Republican during a 28-year legislative career in the state, and who was only the third woman House speaker in North Dakota's history.



Cause of Death: Colon cancer


Born: July 21, 1937


Died: September 15, 2003


Location: Minot, North Dakota