Print, Photographic
Governor Orville Freeman. Material: paper. Size: 4" x 5". Description: black and white photo of Governor Orville Freeman visiting with Waseca residents; Dale Kritzer standing next to Governor Freeman; State Street, Waseca, MN; in background: Sampson business; Pheasant Cafe, 104 South State Street; John F. Cahill Attorney at Law, 102 South State street; Didra Drug Store, 100 South State Street; Governor Freeman visited Waseca for June Dairy month.
Photos found at an estate sale in Owatonna, MN. Orville Freeman was born 9 May 1918 and died 20 February 2003. Freeman was an American Democratic politician who served as the 29th Governor of Minnesota from 5 January 1955 to 2 January 1961. Freeman served in the United States Marines during the battle of the Bougainville Campaign of November 1943 and was shot and injured in the jaw and left arm.