|Don W. Samuelson|
AKA Donald William Samuelson
Birthplace: Woodhull, IL
Location of death: Seattle, WA 
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Pinecrest Memorial Park, Sandpoint, ID
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Republican
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Idaho, 1967-71
Military service: US Navy (WWII)
Vetoed a record 39 bills in 1967. Operated the Pend Oreille Sport Shop and later the Don Samuelson Equipment Company, and also served at the US Department of Transportation's Northwest regional office, Seattle, in the 1970s after losing his 1970 reelection campaign.
 Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA.
Wife: Ruby (one son, one daughter)
Governor of Idaho (2-Jan-1967 to 4-Jan-1971)
Idaho State House of Representatives (1960-66)
National Rifle Association
Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
Author of books:
His Hand On My Shoulder: A Life Story of Hunting, Fishing, Love and Politics (1993, memoir)
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