Bernhard LeVander Papers, 1937-1981 (bulk 1941-1952).


LeVander, Bernhard, 1916-. Bernhard LeVander Papers, 1937-1981 (bulk 1941-1952).

Bernhard LeVander Papers, 1937-1981 (bulk 1941-1952).

Newspaper clippings, correspondence and memoranda, speeches, and other papers of a Twin Cities attorney and associate of Minnesota governor Harold Stassen, who also served as director of the Minnesota Division of Social Welfare (1943) and as chairman of the Republican State Central Committee (1946-1950). Much of the material relates to Stassen's campaigns for governor and for president of the United States. Bernhard LeVander was the younger brother of Minnesota governor Harold LeVander.

1.0 cu. ft. (1 box).

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LeVander, Bernhard, 1916- (person)

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