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  Olson, Alec G.
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AffiliationDemocratic-Farmer-Labor  
  1974-01-01  
 
NameAlec G. Olson
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Willmar, Minnesota , United States
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Born September 11, 1930 (89 years)
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Jan 01, 2015 12:08am
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Infoborn in Mamre Township, Kandiyohi County, Minn., September 11, 1930; attended the public schools and graduated from Willmar High School in 1948; engaged in farming, 1948-1955; employed as an insurance representative, 1955-1962; active in the Democrat-Farmer-Labor Party, 1952-1962, serving as district chairman for four years; delegate to Democratic National Conventions, 1960, 1964, and 1968; elected as a Democrat-Farmer-Labor to the Eighty-eighth and Eighty-ninth Congresses (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1967); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1966 to the Ninetieth Congress; assistant in charge of defense mobilization planning to Secretary of Agriculture Orville L. Freeman, 1967; account executive with Kelley and Morey investment company; member, Minnesota State senate, 1969-1976; named Lieutenant Governor in 1976 and served from December 29, 1976, to January 3, 1979; is a resident of Willmar, Minn.


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  11/02/1982 MN State Senate 15 Lost 43.61% (-12.77%)
  11/07/1978 MN Lt. Governor Lost 45.30% (-7.05%)
  12/29/1976 MN Lt. Governor - Succession Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1966 MN District 6 Lost 48.64% (-2.72%)
  09/13/1966 MN District 6 - DFL Primary Won 73.80% (+47.60%)
  11/03/1964 MN District 6 Won 51.79% (+3.58%)
  11/06/1962 MN District 6 Won 50.11% (+0.23%)
  09/11/1962 MN District 6 - DFL Primary Won 51.13% (+2.26%)
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