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Jacob Aall Ottesen Preus

J. A. O. Preus, 1927Twentieth State Governor 
January 5, 1921 - January 6, 1925

Born: August 28, 1883
in Columbia County, Wisconsin

Died: May 24, 1961
in Minneapolis, Minnesota

First Lady: Idella Louise Haugen (married 1908)

Occupation: Lawyer, businessman, insurance commissioner, state auditor

Party: Republican