Print, Photographic
Governor Orville Freeman. Material: paper. Size: 4" x 5". Description: black and white photo of Governor Orville Freeman shaking hands with Waseca Mayor, Leonard W. Tobin; man wearing dairy hat is Otto Wetterbom, the oldest living charter member for the Otisco Creamery; man standing on the left side of Governor Freeman is Owatonna Mayor, Glenn Myers; air port in background; 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.