Entity | Luther Youngdahl

Luther Youngdahl
Luther Wallace Youngdahl (May 29, 1896 – June 21, 1978) was an American judge and politician who served as the 27th governor of Minnesota and a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Born on May 29, 1896, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Youngdahl graduated from Minneapolis South High School. He then received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1919 from Gustavus Adolphus College and a Bachelor of Laws in 1921 from the Minnesota College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law). He served as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army during World War I. He was an assistant city attorney for Minneapolis from 1921 to 1924 and in private practice from 1924 to 1930. He was a judge of the Minneapolis Municipal Court from 1930 to 1936 and of the Minnesota District Court for the Fourth Judicial District from 1936 to 1942. He was an associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court from 1942 to 1946. A member of the Republican Party, he was the governor of Minnesota from January 8, 1947, to September 27, 1951.
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Born: 1896, Minneapolis
Died: 1978, "Washington, D.C."

Alternate Names: Youngdahl, Luther W., 1896-1978, Youngdahl, Luther W., 1896-, Youngdahl, Luther, Luther Wallace Youngdahl
Occupation(s): politician, lawyer, judge, Governors, Judges
Associated Place(s): Minnesota, United States, China, Scandinavia

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University of Minnesota (WLB/KUOM) 1

National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) 1

NER Washington Forum 1