On This Date In Twin Cities History - June 23, 1870

On this date in 1870, Adolph O. Eberhart is born in Sweden. He would become Minnesota’s seventeenth governor upon the death of John A. Johnson in 1909 and would be elected to the office in 1910. During his tenure he would sign into law a direct primary bill. He died on December 6, 1944. (MNopedia)