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Hjalmar Petersen
Birth: Jan. 2, 1890
Eskilstrup
Guldborgsund Kommune
Sjślland, Denmark
Death: Mar. 29, 1968
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

Minnesota Governor. He was the founder, editor and publisher of the Askov American newspaper and a state legislator before he was elected lieutenant governor in 1935. He succeeded Governor Floyd B. Olson upon Olson's death the following year, serving through 1937. Peterson did not seek re-election but was later defeated twice by Harold Stassen. (bio by: DaveVangsness) 
 
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  Rigmor Petersen (1894 - 1930)*
 
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Burial:
Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery
Askov
Pine County
Minnesota, USA
 
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Originally Created by: DaveVangsness
Record added: Sep 30, 2008
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Hjalmar Petersen
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Hjalmar Petersen
Added by: DaveVangsness
 
Hjalmar Petersen
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- Arthur F. Meincke
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