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Elmer Austin Benson

Elmer A. Benson, 1939Twenty-fourth State Governor 
January 4, 1937 - January 2, 1939

Born: September 2, 1895
in Appleton, Minnesota

Died: March 13, 1985
in Appleton, Minnesota

First Lady: Frances Lillian Miller (married 1922)

Occupation: Banker, businessman, securities commissioner, congressman

Party: Farmer-Labor