Arthur B. Langlie
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1900
Date of Death: 1966
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Religion: Presbyterian
Occupation: Lawyer, businessman, politician
Political Party: Republican Party
Political Office(s): Mayor of Seattle,
Governor of Washington
Fictional Appearances:
The Hot War
POD: November, 1950
Appearance(s): Bombs Away
Type of Appearance: Oblique contemporary reference
Political Office(s): Governor of Washington

Arthur Bernard Langlie (July 25, 1900 – July 24, 1966) served as the mayor of Seattle, Washington and was the 12th and 14th Governor of the U.S. state of Washington from 1941 to 1945 and from 1949 to 1957. He practiced law in Seattle for 10 years before entering politics in 1935. He was on the short list of candidates Dwight Eisenhower considered as his running mate in 1952 before he settled on Richard Nixon. Langlie left politics in 1956, and became the president of the McCall Corporation.

Arthur B. Langlie in The Hot War[]

After the Soviet Union's atomic attack on Seattle and the near-miss on Spokane on March 2, 1951, Washington Governor Arthur B. Langlie[1] called out the National Guard, following the lead of Governors Fred Payne of Maine and Earl Warren of California.[2]


  1. Not named, but his term began before the POD.
  2. Bombs Away, pg. 170, ebook.
Political offices
Preceded by
John F. Dore
Mayor of Seattle
Succeeded by
John E. Carroll
Preceded by
Clarence D. Martin
Governor of Washington
Succeeded by
Monrad C. Wallgren
Preceded by
Monrad C. Wallgren
Governor of Washington
Succeeded by
Albert Rosellini