Print, Photographic
Governor Orville Freeman. Material: paper. Size: 4" x 5". Description: black and white photo of Governor Orville Freeman on stage at Patton Chevrolet, State Street; Governor Freeman and reigning Dairy Princess Sandra Burtness toasted to each other's health with glasses of milk while the Dairy Princess candidates watched; young woman on far right with purse on her arm is Carol Tollefson from New Richland; fourth from the right wearing glasses is Darlene Goette; 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.