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Knute Nelson

Knute Nelson, 1895Twelfth State Governor 
January 4, 1893 - January 31, 1895

Born: February 2, 1842
in Evanger, Voss, Norway

Died: April 28, 1923
near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

First Lady: Nicolina Jacobson (married 1867)

Occupation: Lawyer, legislator, U.S. senator

Party: Republican