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Political Career of Floyd B. Olson

$ 22.95


An extraordinary political leader who forged Minnesota's successful Farmer-Labor coalition during the 1920s and 1930s, Governor Olson was a powerful, charismatic, and complex personality. In this fascinating biography Mayer describes the man and his turbulent times.


  • By: George H. Mayer. Introduction by Russell W. Fridley.
  • Format: Paper, 351 pp., 1987, illus., index
  • Publisher: MHS Press
  • Product ##: 0873512065


Praise for The Political Career of Floyd B. Olson:

"Clear, readable prose, with a strong narrative and with excellent political analysis."--Minnesota History

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