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Luther W. Youngdahl

AKA Luther Wallace Youngdahl

Born: 29-May-1896
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN
Died: 21-Jun-1978
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Judge
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Minnesota, 1947-51

Military service: US Army (field artillery, WWI, 2nd Lt.)

Brother: Reuben Youngdahl (pastor)
Brother: Oscar Youngdahl (US Congressman)
Brother: Carl Youngdahl (music professor)
Brother: Benjamin Youngdahl (educator)
Brother: Peter Youngdahl (attorney)
Sister: Ruth Youngdahl Nelson
Wife: Irene Annet Engdahl (m. 1923, d. 26-Nov-1992, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Margaret Peterson
Son: William L. Youngdahl
Son: P. David Youngdahl

    University: University of Minnesota (attended 1915-16)
    University: BA, Gustavus Adolphus College (1919)
    Law School: Minnesota College of Law (1921)

    US District Judge District of Columbia (1951-66)
    Governor of Minnesota (1947-51)
    Minnesota State Supreme Court (1942-47)
    Minnesota State Official Judge, Hennepin County Court (1935-42)
    Minnesota State Official Municipal Judge, Minneapolis (1930-35)
    Swedish Ancestry


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