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Hennepin County

Politicians who were born in Hennepin County

  Hennepin County (no city given): George A. Turnham, 1859 — Betty Adkins, 1934
  Bloomington: William L. Bernard, 1862 — Ann Lenczewski, 1960
  Dayton: Pat Goodin, c.1906
  Minneapolis, 1850-1899: Frank A. Briggs, 1858 — David P. Jones, 1860 — John W. Pauly, 1865 — Guy H. Lockwood, 1870 — William J. Gallagher, 1875 — John M. Harrison, 1875 — George F. Anderson, 1877 — Stanley Washburn, 1878 — Guy V. Howard, 1879 — Earle Brown, 1879 — Walter H. Newton, 1880 — John J. Gorman, 1883 — B. Roy Anderson, 1883 — J. Louis Engdahl, 1884 — Sherman W. Child, 1887 — William Anderson, 1888 — Norman L. Anderson, 1889 — George Girrbach, 1890 — Horace F. Casey, 1890 — Floyd B. Olson, 1891 — Raymond C. Mackay, 1891 — Earl S. Coe, 1892 — Oscar F. Youngdahl, 1893 — Donald O. Wright, c.1893 — B. E. 'Barney' Grottum, 1893 — Daniel F. O'Brien, 1893 — Joseph E. McDermid, 1894 — Luther W. Youngdahl, 1896 — Arthur Sanford, 1896 — George Gebert, 1896 — Joseph A. Kozlak, 1896 — Calvin Deming, 1896 — Edward L. Antletz, 1897 — Dewey William Johnson, 1899
  Minneapolis, 1900-1949: William Benton, 1900 — Richard P. Gale, 1900 — Leone F. Matson, 1901 — Lawrence W. von Hellens, 1903 — Henry J. Berquist, 1905 — Robert F. Woodward, 1908 — Earl R. Larson, 1911 — Odin Langen, 1913 — John E. Davis, 1913 — P. Kenneth Peterson, 1915 — Orville L. Freeman, 1918 — Helen Boosalis, 1919 — Clark MacGregor, 1922 — A. W. Diessner, 1923 — Donald M. Fraser, 1924 — Stanley A. Enebo, 1924 — Kelton F. Gage, 1925 — Charles Stenvig, 1928 — William V. Belanger, Jr., 1928 — Douglas M. Head, 1930 — James H. Andreasen, 1931 — Richard M. Erdall, 1933 — Charles P. McCarty, 1933 — Gary W. Flakne, 1934 — Joan Anderson Growe, 1935 — Dee Long, 1939 — Albert J. Hofstede, 1940 — Mark Dayton, 1947 — Jack Dalrymple, 1948
  Minneapolis, 1950-1999: Jesse Ventura, 1951 — Betty McCollum, 1954 — Jim Abeler, 1954 — Chellie Pingree, 1955 — Ted Yoho, 1955 — Cheri Honkala, 1963 — Brock Pierce, 1980
  Near Osseo: Charles Munn, 1887
  Plymouth: Amy Klobuchar, 1960
   See also Minnesota birthplaces not assigned to counties.
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