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Karl F. Rolvaag

Karl F. Rolvaag, 1967Thirty-first State Governor 
March 25, 1963 - January 2, 1967

Thirty-sixth Lieutenant Governor 
January 3, 1955 - January 8, 1963

Born: July 18, 1913
in Northfield, Minnesota

Died: December 20, 1990
in Northfield, Minnesota

First Lady: Florence A. Boedeker (married 1943)

Occupation: Logger, miner, ranch hand, insurance executive, lieutenant governor

Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor