Benson, Elmer Austin, 1895-1985

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Benson was appointed state commissioner of securities by Governor Floyd B. Olson in 1933 and commissioner of banks later the same year. In 1935 he was appointed to the U.S. Senate to fill an unexpired term and served until 1936. He was elected governor of Minnesota in 1936 but was defeated for reelection in 1938.

From the description of Oral history interview with Elmer A. Benson, 1969 March 28. (Minnesota Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 45441449

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referencedIn Socialist Workers Party. Minnesota Section. Socialist Workers Party records, 1914-1964. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Hawkins, Oscar F. (Oscar Ferdinand), 1872-1964. Oscar F. Hawkins and family papers, 1888-1963. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Mahoney, William, 1869-1952. William Mahoney papers, 1890-1951. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Aufderheide, Herman, 1892-1958. Herman Aufderheide papers, 1933-1949. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Teigan, Henry G. (Henry George), 1881-1941. Henry G. Teigan papers, undated and 1916-1941. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Reierson, Arthur O., 1905-1965. Arthur O. Reierson papers, 1917, 1934-1965. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Zon, Raphael, 1874-1956. Raphael Zon papers, 1887-1957. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wier, Roy William, 1888-1963. Roy Wier papers, 1920-1969. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Petersen, Hjalmar, 1890-1968. Hjalmar Petersen papers, 1907-1968. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Benson, Elmer Austin, 1895- . Elmer A. Benson papers, 1931-1963, 1973-1978. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Dunn, Roy E., 1886-1985. Roy E. Dunn papers, 1927-1966. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Day, Vince A. (Vincent Alpheus), 1885-1945. Vince A. Day papers, 1906-1945. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Youngdale, James M. James M. Youngdale papers, 1932-1981. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Farmer-Labor Association of Minnesota. Farmer-Labor Association of Minnesota records, 1918-1948. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Stageberg, Susie Williamson, [ca.1877]-1961. Susie Stageberg papers, 1881-1961. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Party records., 1914-1980. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Al Wroblewski papers., 1936, 1965-1984. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Benson, Elmer Austin, 1895-1985,. Oral history interview with Elmer A. Benson, 1981, 1983. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Dizard, George E. (George Emil), 1917-. George E. Dizard and family papers, 1923-1991 (bulk 1938-1988). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn National Council of American-Soviet Friendship Records, 1919-1990 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Harold Stassen papers., 1910s-1999 (bulk 1938-1980). Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Buckler, Richard Thompson, 1865-1950. Richard T. Buckler and family papers, 1886-1957. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wroblewski, Al. Al Wroblewski papers, 1936, 1965-1984. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Benson, Elmer Austin, 1895-1985. Minnesota Seventh Congressional District Farmer-Labor Party scrapbook, 1933-1944, 1967. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Gilbert, Joseph, 1865-1956. Joseph Gilbert papers, 1886-1954. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Christgau, Victor, 1894-. Victor Christgau papers, 1913-1957. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Benson, Elmer Austin, 1895-1985,. Oral history interview with Elmer A. Benson, 1969 March 28. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smith, Francis Monroe, 1904-1951. Francis Monroe Smith papers, 1936-1951. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Lovely, Clinton W., 1894-. Clinton W. Lovely papers, 1920-1967. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Minnesota. Governor. Records of governors Floyd B. Olson, Hjalmar Petersen, and Elmer A. Benson, 1932-1938. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn National Council of American-Soviet Friendship Records, Bulk, 1943-1988, 1919-1990 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
creatorOf Christensen, Otto Augustus, 1851-1918. Otto A. Christensen and family papers, 1854-1964. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Bruce, Douglas Alan. Douglas Alan Bruce papers, 1933-1972. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Tomorrow is a day : A story of the people in politics., [1967?]. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Beecher, John, 1904-1980. Tomorrow is a day : a story of the people in politics, [1967?]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn National Council of American-Soviet Friendship (U.S.). Records, 1919-1990. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Records of Floyd B. Olson, Hjalmar Petersen, and Elmer A. Benson., 1932-1938. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Stassen, Harold Edward, 1907-2001. Harold Stassen papers, 1910s-1999 (bulk 1938-1980). Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Orr, Charles Noah, 1877-1949. Charles Noah Orr papers, [undated] and 1896-1949. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President Records, 1936 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Victor Christgau papers., 1894-1991. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Frank, Walter Malte, 1893-. Walter M. Frank papers, 1922-1960. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President. Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President records, 1936. Library of Congress
creatorOf Mudge, Rollo Lester, 1899-. Rollo Lester Mudge papers, 1917-1972. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf St. Paul-Ramsey County War History Committee. Committee records, 1942-1946. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf McGuire, A. J. (Arthur James), 1874-1933. A.J. and Marie McGuire papers, 1896-1964. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Baldwin, Calvin Benham, 1902-1975. Papers of C.B. Baldwin, 1933-1975. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Stickney, Charles William, 1896-1982. Charles William Stickney papers, 1935-1990. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Susie Stageberg papers., 1881-1961. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Peterson, Hjalmar Otto, 1879-1957. Hjalmar Otto Peterson papers, 1930-1954. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Hjalmar Petersen papers., 1907-1968. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Schaper, William August, 1869-1955. William A. Schaper papers, 1917-1938. Minnesota Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Aufderheide, Herman, 1892-1958. person
associatedWith Baldwin, Calvin Benham, 1902-1975. person
associatedWith Beecher, John, 1904- person
associatedWith Beecher, John, 1904-1980. person
associatedWith Bruce, Douglas Alan. person
associatedWith Buckler, Richard Thompson, 1865-1950. person
associatedWith Christensen, Otto Augustus, 1851-1918. person
associatedWith Christgau, Victor, 1894- person
associatedWith Day, Vince A. (Vincent Alpheus), 1885-1945. person
associatedWith Dizard, George E. (George Emil), 1917-. person
associatedWith Dunn, Roy E., 1886-1985. person
associatedWith Farmer-Labor Association of Minnesota. corporateBody
associatedWith Frank, Walter Malte, 1893-. person
associatedWith Fridley, Russell W., person
associatedWith Gilbert, Joseph, 1865-1956. person
associatedWith Goff, Lila Johnson, person
associatedWith Goff, Robert, person
associatedWith Hawkins, Oscar F. (Oscar Ferdinand), 1872-1964. person
associatedWith Lovely, Clinton W., 1894- person
associatedWith Mahoney, William, 1869-1952. person
associatedWith McGowan, Martin J., person
associatedWith McGuire, A. J. (Arthur James), 1874-1933. person
associatedWith Minnesota. Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota. Governor (1937-1939 : Benson) corporateBody
associatedWith Mudge, Rollo Lester, 1899-. person
associatedWith National Council of American-Soviet Friendship (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Orr, Charles Noah, 1877-1949. person
associatedWith Pederson, James, person
associatedWith Petersen, Hjalmar, 1890-1968. person
associatedWith Peterson, Hjalmar Otto, 1879-1957. person
associatedWith Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President. corporateBody
associatedWith Reierson, Arthur O., 1905-1965. person
associatedWith Schaper, William August, 1869-1955. person
associatedWith Smith, Francis Monroe, 1904-1951. person
associatedWith Socialist Workers Party. Minnesota Section. corporateBody
associatedWith Socialist Workers Party. Minnesota Section. corporateBody
associatedWith Stageberg, Susie Williamson, [ca.1877]-1961. person
associatedWith Stageberg, Susie Williamson, ca. 1877-1961 person
associatedWith Stassen, Harold Edward, 1907-2001. person
associatedWith Stickney, Charles William, 1896-1982. person
associatedWith St. Paul-Ramsey County War History Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Teigan, Henry G. (Henry George), 1881-1941. person
associatedWith Wier, Roy William, 1888-1963. person
associatedWith Wroblewski, Al. person
associatedWith Wroblewski, Al. person
associatedWith Youngdale, James M. person
associatedWith Zon, Raphael, 1874-1956. person
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Birth 1895-09-22

Death 1985-03-13

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