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Who is the Haralson apple named after?

The godfather of the Haralson apple -- a Swedish-born immigrant to Minnesota -- died on this day in 1941. Who was he? For the answer, click on the headline above...
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The apple is named after Charles Haralson, the first resident of the University of Minnesota's Fruit Breeding Farm. His namesake apple was introduced in 1922 -- a tart, long-keeping, winter variety. Haralson died on this day in 1941 at the age of 78.

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