Robert S. Bergland Quotes

The REA [Rural Electrification Administration] brought us electric lights when no one else would.

Bergland was Director of the National Rural Electric Cooperatives at the time of the statement.
Robert S. Bergland
Robert S. Bergland
  • Born: July 22, 1928
  • Died: December 9, 2018
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Robert Selmer Bergland was an American politician. He served as a member of the House of Representatives from Minnesota's 7th congressional district from 1971 to 1977, and he served as United States Secretary of Agriculture from 1977 until 1981, during the administration of President Jimmy Carter.

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