|Name||Adolph Olsson Eberhart|
Mankato, Minnesota , United States
|| June 23, 1870
|Died||December 04, 1944
|Contributor||The Oncoming Storm|
Aug 01, 2015 12:45am
|Info||Senate 1903-06 (District 11) |
Gustavus Adolphus College; College Graduate; With Top Honors
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State Lieutenant Governor Minnesota 01/07/1907 to 09/21/1909
State Governor Minnesota Appointed 09/21/1909 to 01/05/1915
Adolph Olsson Eberhart was born June 23, 1870 in Sweden. His family emigrated from Sweden to the United States, and ultimately Minnesota. He graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College, and became a lawyer. He went on to become a Republican politician who served in the Minnesota Senate, as lieutenant governor, and as governor of the state of Minnesota from 1909 until 1915. Eberhart died in 1944.
He became Governor of Minnesota when John Albert Johnson died in office.
He ran and lost in the primary for the United States Senate in 1916.