Geringer, Jim

Profession: 
Politician
Biography: 

James Edward "Jim" Geringer was born 24 April 1944 in Wheatland, Wyoming.  He served as the 30th Governor of Wyoming from 1995 to 2003.

His father, Gottlieb Geringer, was from the Volga German colony of Lauwe and his mother, Edla Malin (née Johnson), was of Swedish descent.

Source(s): 

Jim Geringer (Wikipedia).

Volga Colonies: 

Former Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer.