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Elmer Austin Benson
Birth: Sep. 22, 1895
Appleton
Swift County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1985
Appleton
Swift County
Minnesota, USA

US Senator, Minnesota Governor. Served in the United States Army during World War I. Also served as a United States Senator from Minnesota from 1935 to 1936, being defeated as Farmer-Labor in 1940, and 1942, Governor of Minnesota from 1937 to 1939, and defeated in 1938, and as a Delegate to the Democratic National Convention from Minnesota in 1944. (bio by: K) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Frances Lillian Miller Benson (1896 - 1990)*
 
 Children:
  Lois Benson Pflueger (1925 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Appleton Cemetery
Appleton
Swift County
Minnesota, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7562145
Elmer Austin Benson
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Elmer Austin Benson
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