List of Governors of Minnesota
The following is a list of Governors of the state of Minnesota and Minnesota Territory. The governor serves as head of the executive branch of Minnesota's state government and is charged with ensuring...
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This Billionaire Governor Taxed The Rich And Increased The Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One Of The Best In The Country
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing worker...
This Billionaire Governor Taxed The Rich And Increased The Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One Of The Best In The Country
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing worker...
William Rainey Marshall
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...
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Samuel Medary
Samuel Medary (February 25, 1801 – November 7, 1864) was an American newspaper owner and politician.
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, he settled in Bethel, Ohio, in 1825. After ...
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Theodore Christianson
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.
Ch...
First Ladies and Gentlemen of Minnesota
The spouse of the Governor of Minnesota is given an honorary position, styled as First Lady or First Gentleman of the State of Minnesota. To date there have been no female governors of the State of Mi...
Rudy Perpich
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-Labo...
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John S. Pillsbury
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 188...
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Floyd B. Olson
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 office of sto...
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John Lind (politician)
John Lind (March 25, 1854 – September 18, 1930) was an American politician.
Lind was born in Kånna, Kronoberg County in the Swedish province of Småland and emigrated to the United States with his...
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Orville Freeman
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...
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Henry Hastings Sibley
Henry Hastings Sibley (February 20, 1811 – February 18, 1891) was the first Governor of the U.S. state of Minnesota and a U.S. Representative of the Minnesota Territory and the Wisconsin Territory.
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Elmer L. Andersen
Elmer Lee Andersen (June 17, 1909 – November 15, 2004) was an American businessman, philanthropist, and the 30th Governor of Minnesota, serving a single term from January 2, 1961, to March 25, 1963, a...
Lucius Frederick Hubbard
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 ...
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Hjalmar Petersen
Hjalmar Petersen (January 2, 1890 – March 29, 1968) was an American politician who served as the 23rd Governor of Minnesota.
Hjalmar Petersen was born in Eskildstrup, Denmark. His c...
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J. A. O. Preus
Jacob Aall Ottesen Preus (pronounced Proice) (August 28, 1883 – May 24, 1961) was an American politician. He served as the 8th state auditor of Minnesota from January 5, 1915 to January...
Al Quie
Albert Harold "Al" Quie (born September 18, 1923) is an American politician who served as the 35th Governor of Minnesota from January 4, 1979, to January 3, 1983.
A Republican, Quie was a member o...
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Mary Pawlenty
Mary Elizabeth Anderson Pawlenty (born 1961) is a former American state court judge who served on Minnesota's First Judicial District from 1994 to 2007. The wife of Governor Tim Pawlenty, she was Firs...
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Andrew Ryan McGill
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 Ja...
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C. Elmer Anderson
Clyde Elmer Anderson (March 16, 1912 – January 22, 1998), more commonly known as C. Elmer Anderson, was an American politician. Born in Brainerd, Minnesota, he served as the 28th Governor of Minnesota...
Winfield Scott Hammond
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...
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Harold LeVander
Karl Harold Phillip LeVander (October 10, 1910 – March 30, 1992) was an American politician. He served as the 32nd Governor of Minnesota from January 2, 1967 to January 4, 1971 as a Rep...
Knute Nelson
Knute Nelson, also known as Knud Evanger (February 2, 1843 – April 28, 1923) was a Norwegian-American attorney and politician active in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. A Republican, he s...
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Alexander Ramsey
Alexander Ramsey (September 8, 1815 – April 22, 1903) was an American politician.
He was born near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on September 8, 1815. Alexander Ramsey was elected from ...
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Karl Rolvaag
Karl Fritjof Rolvaag (July 18, 1913 – December 20, 1990) was a American politician who served as the 31st Governor of Minnesota from March 25, 1963, to January 2, 1967, as a member of the Democratic-F...
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Mark Dayton
Mark Brandt Dayton (born January 26, 1947) is an American politician and the current and 40th Governor of Minnesota, serving since 2011. He was previously a United States Senator for Minnesota from 20...
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Wendell Anderson
Wendell Richard "Wendy" Anderson (born February 1, 1933) is an American politician and was the 33rd Governor of Minnesota from January 4, 1971 to December 29, 1976. In late 1976, he resigned the gover...
Joseph A. A. Burnquist
Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist (July 21, 1879 – January 12, 1961) was an American politician. He served in the Minnesota State Legislature from 1909 to 1911, was elected the 20th Lieuten...
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Henry Adoniram Swift
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, 186...
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