Print, Photographic
1940 Approximate
Harold Stassen, Governor of Minnesota. 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" black and white photo. Harold Stassen, Governor of Minnesota shaking hands with business man (possibly Joe Powell), another business man standing next to Governor Stassen. "Cedar Valley" sign in background.
Harold Edward Stassen (April 13, 1907 - March 4, 2001) was the 25th Governor of Minnesota from 1939 to 1943. After service in World War II, from 1948 to 1953 he was president of the University of Pennsylvania. In popular culture his name has become most identified with his fame as a perennial candidate for other offices, most notably and frequently President of the United States.