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Karl F. Rolvaag

AKA Karl Fritjof Rolvaag

Born: 18-Jul-1913
Birthplace: Northfield, MN
Died: 20-Dec-1990
Location of death: Northfield, MN
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Minnesota, 1963-67

Military service: US Army (tank commander, WWII, Lt.)


[1] Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.

Father: O. E. Rölvaag (novelist, b. 22-Apr-1876, d. 5-Nov-1931)
Mother: Jennie Berdahl
Wife: Florence Boedeker
Wife: Mariom

    University: St. Olaf College (1941)

    Minnesota State Official Public Utilities Commission (1970-75)
    US Ambassador to Iceland (1967-69)
    Governor of Minnesota (1963-67)
    Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota (1955-63)
    Norwegian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism


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