MEDORA, North Dakota — Legendary North Dakota entrepreneur Harold Schafer and the Marquis de Mores are among this year's inductees to the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame.
Schafer founded the Gold Seal Co., launched the popular Mr. Bubble children's bubble bath and is credited with developing Medora into a tourist attraction. He was the father of former North Dakota governor and U.S. agriculture secretary Ed Schafer. Harold Schafer died in 2001.
The Marquis de Mores was a French nobleman who founded Medora in 1883 and named it for his bride.
The Cowboy Hall of Fame in Medora showcases the history of ranchers, rodeo cowboys, Native Americans and the western lifestyle of the Plains and the Badlands. The 2013 induction ceremony is June 21-22.