Ancher Nelsen

Senator Ancher Nelsen appointed president pro-tem, 1943Thirty-fourth Lieutenant Governor
January 5 - May 1, 1953

Nelsen resigned as lieutenant governor to become head of the U.S. Rural Electrification Administration.

Born: October 11, 1904
in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota

Died: November 30, 1992
in Hutchinson, Minnesota

Married to: Ilo Zimmerman (1929)
Elvern Krasean (1973)

Occupation: Farmer, legislator, REA administrator, congressman

Party: Republican

 

Resources
Ancher Nelsen papers, 1944-1974
Ancher Nelsen photographs & artifacts
Legislature Member Record, Minnesota Legislative Reference Library