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Floyd B. Olson

Floyd B. OlsonAKA Floyd Bjørnstjerne Olson

Born: 13-Nov-1891
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN
Died: 22-Aug-1936
Location of death: Rochester, MN
Cause of death: Cancer - Stomach
Remains: Buried, Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN

Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: See Note [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Minnesota, 1931-36

[1] Farmer-Labor Party.

Wife: Ada Krejci Olson (m. 1915, one daughter)
Daughter: Patricia

    High School: North High School, Minneapolis, MN (1909)
University of Minnesota (attended 1910-11)
    Law School: William Mitchell College of Law (1915)

    Governor of Minnesota (6-Jan-1931 to 22-Aug-1936)
    Minnesota State Official County Attorney, Hennepin County, MN (1920-30)
    Minnesota State Official Asst. County Attorney, Hennepin County, MN (1919-20)
    Industrial Workers of the World
    Minnesota State Bar Association 1915

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