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Rudy Perpich

Governor Rudy G. Perpich and Lola Perpich, 2000Thirty-fourth State Governor 
December 29, 1976 - January 4, 1979

Thirty-sixth State Governor 
January 3, 1983 - January 7, 1991

Thirty-ninth Lieutenant Governor 
January 4, 1971 - December 29, 1976

Lt. Gov. Perpich became governor when Gov. Wendell R. Anderson resigned to become U.S. Senator.

Born: June 27, 1928
in Carson Lake, Minnesota

Died: September 21, 1995
in Minnetonka, Minnesota

First Lady: Delores "Lola" Simich (married 1954)

Occupation: Dentist, legislator, international business consultant

Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor