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Washington E. Lindsey, Governor (1862 - 1926)

Washington Ellsworth Lindsey (December 20, 1862 - April 5, 1926) was an American politician and the third Governor of New Mexico. Early life Lindsey was born near Armstrong, Ohio on December 20, ...

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Ezequiel Cabeza de Baca, 2nd Governor of New Mexico MP (1864 - 1917)

Ezequiel Cabeza De Baca (November 1, 1864 – February 18, 1917) was the first Hispano elected for office as Lieutenant Governor in New Mexico's first election. His term as Lieutenant Governor w...

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Harold Hughes, Governor, U.S. Senator (1922 - 1996)

Harold Everett Hughes (February 10, 1922 – October 23, 1996) was the 36th Governor of Iowa from 1963 until 1969; he had been a Republican earlier in his life. He also served as a Democratic Un...

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Herschel C. Loveless, Governor (1911 - 1989)

Herschel Cellel Loveless (May 5, 1911 – May 4, 1989) was the 34th Governor of Iowa, from 1957 to 1961. He was also mayor of Ottumwa, Iowa.[1] He was born in 1911 in Hedrick, Iowa and died in 1...

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Leo A. Hoegh, Governor (1908 - 2000)

Leo Arthur Hoegh (pronounced "hoyg") (March 30, 1908– July 15, 2000) was a decorated U.S. Army officer, lawyer and politician who was the 33rd Governor of Iowa from 1955 to 1957. His record ...

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William S. Beardsley, Governor (1901 - 1954)

William Shane "Bill" Beardsley (May 13, 1901 – November 21, 1954) was the 31st Governor of Iowa from 1949 to 1954. Biography Beardsley was born in Beacon, Iowa and grew up in Birmingham, I...

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Bourke B. Hickenlooper, Governor, U.S. Senator (1896 - 1971)

Bourke Blakemore Hickenlooper (July 21, 1896 – September 4, 1971), was a Republican politician from the US state of Iowa. He was lieutenant governor from 1939 to 1943 and then the 29th Governo...

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George A. Wilson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1884 - 1953)

George Allison Wilson (April 1, 1884 – September 8, 1953) was a United States Senator and 28th Governor of Iowa. Personal background Born on a farm near Menlo, Iowa, Wilson attended rural ...

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Nelson G. Kraschel, Governor (1889 - 1957)

Nelson George Kraschel (October 27, 1889 - March 15, 1957) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He was born on a farm near Macon, Illinois in 1889 and died in Harlan, Iowa in 1957. I...

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Clyde L. Herring, Governor, U.S. Senator (1879 - 1945)

Clyde LaVerne Herring (May 3, 1879 – September 15, 1945), an American politician and Democrat, served as the 26th Governor of Iowa, and then one of its U.S. Senators, during the last part of t...

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Daniel Webster Turner, Governor (1877 - 1969)

Daniel Webster 'Dan' Turner (March 17, 1877 – April 15, 1969), a lifelong Republican, was elected the 25th Governor of Iowa, and served only one term from 1931 to 1933. Biography Daniel We...

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John Hammill, Governor (1875 - 1936)

John Hammill (October 14, 1875 – April 6, 1936) served three terms as the 24th Governor of Iowa from 1925 to 1931. Biography Hammill was born in Linden, Wisconsin. He earned a law degree f...

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Nathan E. Kendall, Governor (1868 - 1936)

Nathan Edward Kendall (March 17, 1868 - November 5, 1936), a Republican politician, was a two-term U.S. Representative from Iowa's 6th congressional district and the 23rd Governor of Iowa. Backgrou...

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William L. Harding, Governor (1877 - 1934)

William Lloyd Harding (October 3, 1877 – December 17, 1934) was an American politician. He was the 22nd Governor of Iowa, from 1917 to 1921. Early life Born in 1877 in Sibley, Iowa, Hardin...

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George W. Clarke, Governor (1852 - 1936)

George Washington Clarke (October 24, 1852, Shelby County, Indiana – November 28, 1936, Adel, Iowa) served two terms as the 21st Governor of Iowa from 1913-17. Biography In 1856 the Clarke...

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Beryl F. Carroll, Governor (1860 - 1939)

Beryl Franklin Carroll (March 15, 1860 – December 16, 1939) was the 20th Governor of Iowa from 1909 to 1913. Biography Carroll was born in Davis County, Iowa; he graduated from the Missour...

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Warren Garst, Governor (1850 - 1924)

Iowa Governor. Warren Garst served as the governor of Iowa from November 24, 1908, to January 14, 1909. He also served as the lieutenant governor of Iowa from January 17, 1907, until November 24, 190...

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Albert B. Cummins, Governor, U.S. Senator (1850 - 1926)

Albert Baird Cummins (February 15, 1850 – July 30, 1926) was the 18th Governor of Iowa, U.S. Senator and two-time presidential candidate. Cummins was perhaps the most influential leader in Iow...

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Leslie M. Shaw, Governor, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1848 - 1932)

Leslie Mortier Shaw (November 2, 1848 – March 28, 1932) was an American businessman, lawyer and politician. Biography Born in Morristown, Vermont, he became a lawyer and banker, and in 189...

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Brevet Brig. General Francis M. Drake (USA), Governor (1830 - 1903)

Francis Marion Drake (December 30, 1830 – November 20, 1903) was an American politician who became the 16th Governor of Iowa. Biography Drake was born in Rushville, Illinois, the son of ...

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Frank D. Jackson, Governor (1854 - 1938)

Frank Darr Jackson (January 26, 1854, Arcade, New York – November 16, 1938, Redlands, California) was the 15th Governor of Iowa, serving one term from 1894-96. Biography Jackson attended I...

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Horace Boies, Governor (1827 - 1923)

Horace Boies (December 7, 1827 – April 4, 1923) served as the 14th Governor of Iowa from 1890 to 1894 as a member of the United States Democratic Party. Boies was the only Democrat to serve in...

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William Larrabee, Governor (1832 - 1912)

) William Larrabee (January 20, 1832 - November 16, 1912) was a Republican politician from Iowa. He served as the 13th Governor of Iowa from 1886 until 1890. Early life Larrabee was born in Ledya...

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Buren R. Sherman, Governor (1836 - 1904)

Buren Robinson Sherman (May 28, 1836 – November 11, 1904) was the 12th Governor of Iowa, serving from 1882 to 1886. Biography Sherman was born in Phelps, Ontario County, New York on May 28...

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John H. Gear, Governor, U.S. Senator (1825 - 1900)

Henry Gear (April 7, 1825 – July 14, 1900) served as the 11th Governor of Iowa, a United States Representative and a member of the United States Senate. Biography Born in Ithaca, New Y...

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Joshua G. Newbold, Governor (1830 - 1903)

Joshua G. Newbold (May 12, 1830, Fayette County, Pennsylvania – June 10, 1903, Mount Pleasant, Iowa) was the tenth Governor of Iowa. Early life Newbold grew up in a Quaker family in Pennsy...

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Cyrus C. Carpenter, Governor (1829 - 1898)

Cyrus Clay Carpenter (November 24, 1829 – May 29, 1898) was a Civil War officer, the eighth Governor of Iowa and U.S. Representative from Iowa's 9th congressional district. Early life Born...

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Samuel Merrill, Governor (1822 - 1899)

) Samuel Merrill (August 7, 1822 – August 31, 1899) was the seventh Governor of Iowa from 1868–1872, as well as an officer in the Union army during the American Civil War. Biography ...

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B. Gen. William M. Stone (USA), Governor (1827 - 1893)

William Milo Stone (October 14, 1827, Jefferson County, New York – July 18, 1893, Oklahoma Territory) was the sixth Governor of Iowa (1864–68). He was a brevet brigader general in the C...

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Gov. Samuel J. Kirkwood, US Senate & Sec'y of the Interior (1813 - 1894)

Samuel Jordan Kirkwood (December 20, 1813 – September 1, 1894), was an American politician best known as Iowa's American Civil War Governor. He also served in the U.S. Senate and as U.S. Secre...

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Stephen P. Hempstead, Governor (1812 - 1883)

Stephen P. Hempstead (b. October 1, 1812, New London, Connecticut – d. February 16, 1883, Dubuque, Iowa) was the second Governor of Iowa. A Democrat, he served from 1850 to 1854. Biography ...

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Gov. Ansel Briggs (1806 - 1881)

Ansel Briggs (February 3, 1806 in Shoreham, Vermont – May 5, 1881 in Omaha, Nebraska) was the first Governor of Iowa, from 1846 to 1850. Briggs was a business entrepreneur, sheriff and a membe...

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John Burke, Governor (1859 - 1937)

) John Burke (February 25, 1859 – May 14, 1937) was an American lawyer, jurist, and political leader from North Dakota. He was the tenth Governor of North Dakota. Biography Burke was born ...

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Paris C. Dunning, Governor (1806 - 1884)

Paris Chipman Dunning (March 15, 1806 – May 9, 1884) was a Democratic state representative, state senator, senate president pro tempore, the tenth Lieutenant Governor, and the ninth Governor o...

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Claude Matthews, Governor (1845 - 1898)

Claude Matthews (1845–1898) was the 23rd Governor of the U.S. state of Indiana from 1893 to 1897. A farmer, he was nominated to prevent the loss of voters to the Populist Party. The Panic of 1...

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David Tod, Governor (1805 - 1868)

David Tod (February 21, 1805 – November 13, 1868) was a politician and industrialist from the U.S. state of Ohio. As the 25th Governor of Ohio, Tod gained recognition for his forceful and ener...

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Martin L. Davey, Governor (1884 - 1946)

Martin Luther Davey (July 25, 1884 – March 31, 1946) was a Democratic politician from Ohio. He was the 53rd Governor of Ohio. Childhood Davey was born in Kent, Ohio in 1884. His father was...

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John J. Gilligan, Governor (1921 - 2013)

John Joyce "Jack" Gilligan (born March 22, 1921) is an American Democratic politician from the state of Ohio who served as a U.S. Representative and the 62nd Governor of Ohio. He is the father of Kat...

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Robert F. Bennett, Governor (1927 - 2000)

Robert Frederick Bennett (May 23, 1927 – October 9, 2000) was an American lawyer and the 39th Governor of Kansas from 1975 to 1979. Biography Bennett was born May 23, 1927 in Kansas City, ...

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William H. Avery, Governor (1911 - 2009)

) William Henry Avery (August 11, 1911 – November 4, 2009) was an American Republican Party politician who served as the 37th Governor of Kansas from 1965 until 1967. Life and career Born ...

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Robert Docking, Governor (1925 - 1983)

Robert Blackwell Docking, (October 9, 1925 – October 8, 1983), was the 38th Governor of Kansas from 1967 until 1975. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Docking attended public school in Lawrence...

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George Docking, Governor (1904 - 1964)

George Docking (February 23, 1904 – January 20, 1964) was the 35th Governor of Kansas, (1957–1961). Biography Born in Clay Center, Kansas, Docking was educated in the public schools...

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Fred Hall, Governor (1916 - 1970)

Frederick "Fred" Lee Hall (July 24, 1916 – March 18, 1970) was a Republican lawyer and politician who served as Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1951–55 and the 33rd Governor of Kansas, 1...

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Payne Ratner, Governor (1896 - 1974)

Payne Harry Ratner (October 3, 1896 – December 27, 1974) was the 28th Governor of Kansas from 1939 to 1943. Biography Born in Casey, Illinois, Ratner graduated from Blackwell High School i...

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Clyde M. Reed, Governor, U.S. Senator (1871 - 1949)

Clyde Martin Reed (October 19, 1871 – November 8, 1949) was an American politician from Kansas who served as both the 24th Governor of Kansas and U.S. Senator from that state. Biography Bo...

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Harry Hines Woodring, Governor, U.S. Secretary of War (1890 - 1967)

Harry Hines Woodring (May 31, 1890 – September 9, 1967) was an American politician, a Democrat, who was the twenty-fifth governor of Kansas, and Secretary of War in President Franklin Delano R...

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Benjamin S. Paulen, Governor (1869 - 1961)

Benjamin "Ben" Sanford Paulen (July 14, 1869 – July 11, 1961) was the 23rd Governor of Kansas. Biography Paulen was born in DeWitt County, Illinois, four miles south of Fredonia, to Jacob ...

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Jonathan M. Davis, Governor (1871 - 1943)

Jonathan McMillan Davis (April 27, 1871 – June 27, 1943) was an American politician and the 22nd Governor of Kansas. Biography Davis was born in Bourbon County, Kansas to Jonathan McMillan...

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Henry J. Allen, Governor, U.S. Senator (1868 - 1950)

Henry Justin Allen (September 11, 1868 – January 17, 1950) was the 21st Governor of Kansas (1919–1923) and U.S. Senator from Kansas (1929–31). Allen was born in Warren County, ...

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Arthur Capper, Governor (1865 - 1951)

Arthur Capper (July 14, 1865 – December 19, 1951) was an American politician from Kansas. He was the 20th Governor of Kansas from 1915 to 1919 and a United States Senator from 1919 to 1949. ...

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George H. Hodges, Governor (1866 - 1947)

George Hartshorn Hodges (February 6, 1866 – October 7, 1947) was an American politician and the 19th Governor of Kansas (1913–1915). Biography Hodges was born in Orion, Wisconsin in...

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Walter R. Stubbs, Governor (1858 - 1929)

Walter Roscoe Stubbs (November 7, 1858 - March 25, 1929) was 18th Governor of Kansas. Biography Stubbs was born in Wayne County, Indiana. His early education was in the public schools. He attende...

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Edward W. Hoch, Governor (1849 - 1925)

Edward Wallis Hoch (March 17, 1849 – June 1, 1925) was an American politician and the 17th Governor of Kansas. Biography Hoch was born in Danville, Kentucky. His education was in the publi...

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Willis J. Bailey, Governor (1854 - 1932)

Willis Joshua Bailey (October 12, 1854 – May 19, 1932) was a Republican United States Representative from Kansas and the 16th Governor of Kansas. Biography Born in Carroll County, Illinois...

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William E. Stanley, Governor (1844 - 1910)

William Eugene Stanley (December 28, 1844 – October 13, 1910) was the 15th Governor of Kansas. Biography Born in Danville, Knox County, Ohio, Stanley was the son of a physician, reared on ...

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John W. Leedy, Governor (1849 - 1935)

John Whitnah Leedy (March 8, 1849 – March 24, 1935) was the 14th Governor of Kansas. Biography Leedy was born near Bellville, Ohio in Richland County to Samuel Keith and Margaret (Whitnah)...

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Edmund N. Morrill, Governor (1834 - 1909)

Edmund Needham Morrill (February 12, 1834 – March 14, 1909) was a U.S. Congressman from Kansas and the 13th Governor of Kansas. Edmund Needham Morrill was born in Westbrook, Maine to Rufus a...

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Lorenzo D. Lewelling, Governor (1846 - 1900)

Lorenzo Dow Lewelling (December 21, 1846 – September 3, 1900) was the 12th Governor of Kansas. Biography Lewelling was born in Salem, Iowa. He was the son of William Lewelling, an abolitio...

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Lyman U. Humphrey, Governor (1844 - 1915)

Lyman Underwood Humphrey (July 25, 1844 – September 12, 1915) was the 11th Governor of Kansas. Early life Humphrey was born in New Baltimore, Ohio to Lyman and Elizabeth (Everhart) Humphre...

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Brevet Brig. General John A. Martin (USA), Governor (1839 - 1889)

) John Alexander Martin (March 10, 1839 – October 2, 1889) was the tenth Governor of Kansas. Martin was born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, a son of James and Jane Montgomery (Crawford) Marti...

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George W. Glick, Governor (1827 - 1911)

George Washington Glick (July 4, 1827 – April 13, 1911) was the ninth Governor of Kansas. George Washington Glick was raised on his father's farm near Greencastle, Ohio. He enlisted for serv...

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John Pierce St. John MP (1833 - 1916)

John Pierce St.John. 'Kansas Governor '. He served in the Indian Wars from 1853 to 1854, and was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1860. During the Civil War he served as Captain of Company C, 68th Illin...

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George T. Anthony, Governor (1824 - 1896)

George Tobey Anthony (June 9, 1824 – August 5, 1896) was seventh Governor of Kansas, and was a second cousin of famous suffragette Susan B. Anthony. Biography Anthony was born to Quakers o...

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Thomas A. Osborn, Governor (1836 - 1898)

Thomas Andrew Osborn (October 26, 1836 – February 4, 1898) was the sixth Governor of Kansas. Biography Osborn was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania. As a young man, he was apprenticed as a p...

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James M. Harvey, Governor (1833 - 1894)

) James Madison Harvey (September 21, 1833 – April 15, 1894) was a United States Senator from Kansas and fifth Governor of Kansas. Biography Born near Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now W...

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Nehemiah Green, Governor (1837 - 1890)

Nehemiah Green (March 8, 1837 – January 12, 1890) was the fourth Governor of Kansas, serving in that position on an interim basis from November 1868 to January 1869. He subsequently served as ...

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Samuel Johnson Crawford, Brevet Brig. General (USA), Gov. (1835 - 1913)

Samuel Johnson Crawford (April 10, 1835 – October 21, 1913) was an American General and the third Governor of the state of Kansas (1865–1868). He also served as one of the first members...

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Thomas Carney, Governor (1824 - 1888)

Thomas Carney (August 20, 1824 – July 28, 1888) was the second Governor of Kansas. Biography Carney was born in Delaware County, Ohio to James and Sarah Carney. James died in 1828, and Tho...

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Rudy Perpich, Governor MP (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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Gov. Knute Nelson, US Senate & Congress (1843 - 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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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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Warren P. Knowles, Governor (1908 - 1993)

Warren Perley Knowles (August 19, 1908 – May 1, 1993), born in River Falls, Wisconsin, was an American lawyer and politician from New Richmond, Wisconsin. Biography Knowles graduated from ...

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Gaylord A. Nelson, U.S. Senator MP (1916 - 2005)

Gaylord Anton Nelson (June 4, 1916 – July 3, 2005) was an American politician from Wisconsin who served as a United States Senator and governor. The sponsor of several significant environ...

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Vernon W. Thomson, Governor (1905 - 1988)

Vernon Wallace Thomson (November 5, 1905 – April 2, 1988) was the 34th Governor of Wisconsin from 1957 to 1959. Early life and education Vernon Thomson was born in Richland Center, Wisco...

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Orland S. Loomis (1893 - 1942)

Orland(o) Steen Loomis Note (From the Program for the Unveiling and Formal Presentation Ceremony of his portrait October 29, 1949.) “Spike” attended Ripon College and the Univ. of Wis...

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James O. Davidson, Governor (1854 - 1922)

James Ole Davidson (February 10, 1854 – December 16, 1922) was the 21st Governor of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Background Jens Ole Davidson was born in Årdal, Sogn og Fjordane C...

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Philip La Follette, Governor (1897 - 1965)

His namesake was Philip Fox, the personal physician of his father Robert M. La Follette. --------------------------------------------------------------------- Philip Fox La Follette (May 8, 1897 ...

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Gov. Robert La Follette, Sr., US Senate & Congress (1855 - 1925)

Everything you wanted to know about Robert M. La Follette Sr.: . "Robert Marion "Battling Bob" La Follette, Sr. (June 14, 1855 – June 18, 1925), was an American Republican (and later a Pro...

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Edward Scofield, Governor (1842 - 1925)

Edward Scofield (March 28, 1842 – February 3, 1925) was an American politician who served as the 19th Governor of Wisconsin. Biography Scofield was born in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Acco...

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William H. Upham (USA), Governor (1841 - 1924)

William Henry Upham (May 3, 1841 – July 2, 1924) was a soldier, businessman, and politician who served as the 18th Governor of Wisconsin. Biography Upham was born in Westminster, Mas...

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George W. Peck, Governor (1840 - 1916)

George Wilbur Peck (September 28, 1840– April 16, 1916) was an American writer and politician who served as the 17th Governor of Wisconsin. Peck was born in 1840 in Henderson, New York, th...

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William D. Hoard, Governor (1836 - 1918)

William Dempster Hoard (October 10, 1836–November 22, 1918) was the 16th Governor of the U.S. state of Wisconsin from 1889 to 1891. Early life Born in Stockbridge, New York, he moved to ...

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Gen. Jeremiah M. Rusk (USA), 2nd US Sec'y of Agriculture (1830 - 1893)

Jeremiah McLain Rusk (June 17, 1830 – November 21, 1893) was the 15th Governor of the U.S. state of Wisconsin from 1882 to 1889 and the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1889 to 1893. Bio...

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William E. Smith, Governor (1824 - 1883)

William E. Smith (June 18, 1824 – February 13, 1883) was the 14th Governor of Wisconsin. He was born in Kincardineshire, Scotland in 1824. He immigrated to the United States with his family ...

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Harrison Ludington, Governor (1812 - 1891)

Harrison Ludington (July 31, 1812 – June 17, 1891) was an American Republican politician who served as the 13th Governor of Wisconsin and a mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ancestry Harris...

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