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Jesse Ventura, 38th Governor of Minnesota MP

James George Janos (born July 15, 1951), better known by his stage name, Jesse Ventura, is an American politician, actor, author, veteran, and former professional wrestler who served as the 38th Govern...

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Orville Freeman, Governor, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1918 - 2003)

Orville Lothrop Freeman (May 9, 1918 – February 20, 2003) was an American Democratic politician who served as the 29th Governor of Minnesota from January 5, 1955 to January 2, 1961, and as the...

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Rudy Perpich, Governor (1928 - 1995)

Rudolph George "Rudy" Perpich, Sr. (June 27, 1928 – September 21, 1995) was an American politician and the longest-serving governor of Minnesota. A member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party,...

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Harold Stassen, Governor (1907 - 2001)

Harold Edward Stassen (April 13, 1907 – March 4, 2001) was the 25th Governor of Minnesota from 1939 to 1943. After service in World War II, from 1948 to 1953 he was president of the University...

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Floyd B. Olson, Governor (1891 - 1936)

Floyd Bjørnstjerne Olson (November 13, 1891 – August 22, 1936) was an American politician. He served as the 22nd Governor of Minnesota from January 6, 1931, to August 22, 1936, dying in...

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Theodore Christianson, Governor (1883 - 1948)

Theodore Christianson (September 12, 1883 – December 9, 1948) was an American politician who served as the 21st Governor of Minnesota from January 6, 1925 until January 6, 1931. Early life ...

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Jacob Aall Ottesen Preus (1883 - 1961)

Twentieth Minnesota State Governor January 5, 1921 - January 6, 1925 Born: August 28, 1883 in Columbia County, Wisconsin Died: May 24, 1961 in Minneapolis, Minnesota Married to: Idelle Lo...

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Joseph A. A. Burnquist, Governor (1879 - 1961)

Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist (July 21, 1879 – January 12, 1961) was an American politician. He served in the Minnesota State Legislature from 1909–1911, was elected the 20th Lieutenant...

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Winfield S. Hammond, Governor (1863 - 1915)

Winfield Scott Hammond (November 17, 1863 – December 30, 1915) was an American politician. He was a Democrat. Born in 1863 in Southborough, Massachusetts, he served from Minnesota in the Uni...

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Samuel R. Van Sant, Governor (1844 - 1936)

Samuel Van Sant (May 11, 1844 – October 3, 1936) was an American politician. Born in Rock Island, Illinois, he served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from January 1893 to January 1...

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David M. Clough, Governor (1846 - 1924)

David Marston Clough (December 27, 1846 – August 28, 1924) was an American politician. He served in the Minnesota State Senate from January 1887 to January 1893. He served as the state's Lieut...

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Knute Nelson (1842 - 1923)

Knute Nelson, born on the farm Kvilekval (Qvileqval), Evanger, Voss, Norwegian-American politician (Republican), came to the U.S. in 1849 and grew up in Wisconsin. Participated in the American Civil Wa...

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William R. Merriam, Governor (1849 - 1931)

William Rush Merriam (July 26, 1849 – February 18, 1931) was an American politician. The son of Minnesota House Speaker John L. Merriam, he served in the Minnesota House of Representatives in ...

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Andrew R. McGill, Governor (1840 - 1905)

Andrew Ryan McGill (February 19, 1840 – October 31, 1905) was an American politician of the United States Republican Party. He served as the tenth Governor of Minnesota from January 5, 1887 to...

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Brevet Brig. General Lucius F. Hubbard (USA), Governor (1836 - 1913)

Lucius Frederick Hubbard (January 26, 1836 – February 5, 1913) was an American politician. He served as the ninth Governor of Minnesota from January 10, 1882 to January 5, 1887. He was a Repub...

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John S. Pillsbury, Governor (1827 - 1901)

John Sargent Pillsbury (July 29, 1827 – October 18, 1901) was an American politician, businessman, and philanthropist. A Republican, he served as the eighth Governor of Minnesota from 1876 to ...

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Cushman K. Davis, Governor, U.S. Senator (1838 - 1900)

Cushman Kellogg Davis (June 16, 1838 – November 27, 1900) was an American politician who served as the seventh Governor of Minnesota from January 7, 1874 to January 7, 1876 and as a U.S. Senat...

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Horace Austin, Governor (1831 - 1905)

Horace Austin (October 15, 1831 – November 2, 1905) was an American politician. He served as the sixth Governor of Minnesota from January 9, 1870 to January 7, 1874. He was a Republican. A r...

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Brevet Brig. General William Rainey Marshall (USA), Governor (1825 - 1896)

Willian Rainey Marshall (October 17, 1825 – January 8, 1896) was an American politician. He was the fifth Governor of Minnesota from January 8, 1866 to January 9, 1870 and was a member of the ...

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Henry A. Swift, Governor (1823 - 1869)

Henry Adoniram Swift (March 23, 1823 – February 25, 1869) was an American politician who was the third Governor of Minnesota. He served as Governor from July 10, 1863 to January 11, 1864 after...

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Alexander Ramsey, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War (1815 - 1903)

Alexander Ramsey (September 8, 1815 – April 22, 1903) was an American politician. He was born near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Alexander Ramsey was elected from Pennsylvania as a Whig to the...

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Henry Hastings Sibley, Governor, Maj. General (USA) (1811 - 1891)

Henry Hastings Sibley (20 February 1811-February 18, 1891), was the first Governor of the U.S. state of Minnesota. was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 20, 1811. During the Civil War, he was ass...

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