MN History Quiz: Who was the first third-party Minnesota governor?

Was it: A) Jesse Ventura B) Harold Stassen C) Floyd B. Olson For the answer click on the headline above...
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C) Floyd B. Olson belonged to the Farmer-Labor party when elected in 1930. He is consistently considered one of the greatest governors in Minnesota history and one of the most influential American politicians of his era.

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