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Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State

GOVERNORS 
Name P.O. address Assumed office
Henry H. SibleySt. Paul May 24, 1858
Alexander RamseySt. Paul January 2, 1860 
Henry A. SwiftSt. PeterJuly 10, 1863
Stephen MillerWorthingtonJanuary 11, 1864
William R. MarshallSt. AnthonyJanuary 8, 1866
Horace AustinSt. PeterJanuary 9, 1870
Cushman K. DavisSt. PaulJanuary 7, 1874 
John S. PillsburyMinneapolisJanuary 7, 1876
Lucius F. HubbardRed WingJanuary 10, 1882
A. R. McGillSt. PeterJanuary 5, 1887
William R. MerriamSt. PaulJanuary 9, 1889 
Knute NelsonAlexandriaJanuary 4, 1893 
David M. CloughMinneapolisJanuary 31, 1895
John LindNew UlmJanuary 2, 1899
Samuel R. VanSantWinonaJanuary 7, 1901
John A. JohnsonSt. PeterJanuary 4, 1905
Adolph O. EberhartMankatoSeptember 21, 1909
Winfield S. HammondSt. JamesJanuary 5, 1915
J. A. A. BurnquistSt. Paul December 30, 1915
J. A. O. PreusMinneapolisJanuary 5, 1921
Theodore ChristiansonDawsonJanuary 6, 1925
Floyd B. OlsonMinneapolisJanuary 6, 1931
Hjalmar PetersenAskovAugust 24, 1936
Elmer A. BensonAppletonJanuary 4, 1937
Harold E. StassenSouth St. Paul January 2, 1939
Edward J. ThyeNorthfieldApril 27, 1943
Luther W. YoungdahlMinneapolisJanuary 8, 1947
C. Elmer AndersonBrainerdSeptember 27, 1951
Orville L. FreemanMinneapolisJanuary 5, 1955
Elmer L. AndersenSt. PaulJanuary 2, 1961
Karl F. RolvaagSt. PaulMarch 25, 1963
Harold LeVanderSouth St. Paul January 2, 1967
Wendell R. AndersonSt. PaulJanuary 4, 1971
Rudy PerpichHibbingDecember 29, 1976
Al QuieDennisonJanuary 4, 1979
Rudy PerpichHibbingJanuary 3, 1983
Arne CarlsonShoreviewJanuary 7, 1991
Jesse VenturaMaple GroveJanuary 4, 1999
*Tim PawlentyEaganJanuary 6, 2003
LIEUTENANT GOVERNORS 
NameP.O. addressAssumed office
William HolcombeStillwaterMay 24, 1858
Ignatius DonnellyNiningerJanuary 2, 1860 
Henry A. SwiftSt. PeterMarch 3, 1863
Charles D. SherwoodPrescottJanuary 11, 1864
Thomas H. ArmstrongHigh ForestJanuary 8, 1866
William H. YaleWinonaJanuary 7, 1870 
Alphonso BartoSauk CentreJanuary 9, 1874 
James B. WakefieldBlue EarthJanuary 7, 1876
C. A. GilmanSt. CloudJanuary 10, 1880
A. E. RiceWillmarJanuary 4, 1887
G. S. IvesSt. PeterJanuary 5, 1891
D. M. CloughMinneapolisJanuary 3, 1893 
Frank A. DayFairmontJanuary 31, 1895
John L. GibbsGenevaJanuary 5, 1897
Lyndon A. SmithMontevideoJanuary 3, 1899
Ray W. JonesMinneapolisJanuary 5, 1903
Adolph O. Eberhart MankatoJanuary 5, 1907
E. E. SmithMinneapolisJune 25, 1910
S. Y. GordonBrowns ValleyJanuary 3, 1911
J. A. A. BurnquistSt. PaulJanuary 7, 1913
Geo. H. SullivanStillwaterOctober 28, 1916
Thos. FranksonSt. PaulJanuary 2, 1917
Louis L. CollinsMinneapolisJanuary 4, 1921
W. I. NolanMinneapolisJanuary 6, 1925
Chas. E. AdamsDuluthJune 25, 1929
Henry ArensJordanJanuary 6, 1931
K. K. SolbergClarkfieldJanuary 3, 1933
Hjalmar PetersenAskovJanuary 8, 1935
Gottfrid LindstenMinneapolisJanuary 5, 1937
C. Elmer AndersonBrainerdJanuary 2, 1939
Edward J. ThyeNorthfieldJanuary 4, 1943
Archie H. MillerHopkinsApril 27, 1943
C. Elmer AndersonBrainerdJanuary 2, 1945
Ancher NelsenHutchinsonJanuary 5, 1953
Donald O. WrightMinneapolisSeptember 3, 1954
Karl F. RolvaagRochesterJanuary 3, 1955
A. M. KeithRochesterJanuary 8, 1963
James B. GoetzWinonaJanuary 2, 1967
Rudy PerpichHibbingJanuary 4, 1971
Alec G. OlsonSpicerDecember 29, 1976
Lou WangbergBemidjiJanuary 4, 1979
Marlene JohnsonSt. PaulJanuary 3, 1983
Joanell DyrstadRed WingJanuary 7, 1991
Joanne E. BensonSt. CloudJanuary 3, 1995
Mae SchunkInver Grove HeightsJanuary 4, 1999
*Carol MolnauLafayetteJanuary 6, 2003
SECRETARIES OF STATE 
Name P.O. addressAssumed office
Francis BaasenNew UlmMay 24, 1858
James H. BakerMankatoJanuary 2, 1860 
David BlakeleySt. PaulNovember 17, 1862
Henry C. RogersSt. PaulJanuary 8, 1868 
Hans MattsonMinneapolisJanuary 7, 1870 
S. P. JennisonRed WingJanuary 5, 1872 
John S. IrgensAustinJanuary 7, 1876 
Fred VonBaumbachAlexandriaJanuary 10, 1880
Hans MattsonMinneapolisJanuary 4, 1887 
Frederick P. BrownBlue EarthJanuary 5, 1891
Albert BergCenter CityJanuary 7, 1895 
Peter E. HansonLitchfieldJanuary 7, 1901
Julius A. SchmahlRedwood FallsJanuary 7, 1907
Mike HolmRoseauJanuary 4, 1921
H. H. ChestermanSt. PaulJuly 7, 1952
Mrs. Mike HolmSt. PaulSeptember 16, 1952
Joseph L. DonovanDuluthJanuary 3, 1955
Arlen I. ErdahlBlue EarthJanuary 4, 1971
Joan Anderson Growe MinneapolisJanuary 6, 1975
Mary KiffmeyerBig LakeJanuary 4, 1999
*Mark RitchieMinneapolisJanuary 2, 2007
AUDITORS 
NameP.O. addressAssumed office 
W. F. DunbarCaledoniaMay 24, 1858
Charles McIlrathSt. PaulJanuary 1, 1861 
O. P. WhitcombRochesterJanuary 13, 1873
W. W. BradenPrestonJanuary 10, 1882
Adolph BiermannRochesterJanuary 5, 1891 
Robert C. DunnPrinceton January 7, 1895 
Samuel G. IversonRushfordJanuary 5, 1903
J. A. O. PreusMinneapolis January 5, 1915
Ray P. ChaseAnokaJanuary 5, 1921
Stafford KingSt. PaulJanuary 6, 1931
William J. O’BrienMendota HeightsMarch 7, 1969
Rolland F. HatfieldSt. PaulJanuary 4, 1971
Robert W. MattsonSt. PaulJanuary 6, 1975
Arne H. CarlsonRosevilleJanuary 4, 1979
Mark DaytonMinneapolisJanuary 7, 1991
Judith H. DutcherMinnetonkaJanuary 3, 1995
Patricia Anderson EaganJanuary 6, 2003
*Rebecca OttoMarine on St. CroixJanuary 2, 2007
ATTORNEYS GENERAL 
NameP.O. addressAssumed office
Charles H. BerryMankatoMay 24, 1858
Gordon E. ColeFaribaultJanuary 4, 1860 
William ColvilleLake CityJanuary 8, 1866 
F. R. E. CornellMinneapolisJanuary 10, 1868
George P. WilsonWinonaJanuary 9, 1874 
Charles M. StartRochesterJanuary 10, 1880
W. J. HahnMinneapolisMarch 11, 1881 
Moses E. ClappFergus FallsJanuary 5, 1887 
H. W. ChildsWadenaJanuary 2, 1893
W. B. DouglasMoorheadJanuary 2, 1899
W. J. DonahowerSt. PaulApril 1, 1904
Edward T. YoungAppleton January 2, 1905
George T. SimpsonWinonaJanuary 4, 1909
Lyndon A. SmithMontevideoJanuary 1, 1912
Clifford L. HiltonFergus FallsMarch 9, 1918
Albert F. PrattAnokaDecember 21, 1927
G. A. YoungquistCrookstonFebruary 2, 1928
Henry N. BensonSt. PeterNovember 20, 1929
Harry H. PetersonSt. PaulJanuary 3, 1933
William S. ErvinMinneapolisDecember 15, 1936
J. A. A. BurnquistMinneapolisJanuary 2, 1939
Miles LordMinneapolisJanuary 3, 1955
Walter F. MondaleMinneapolisMay 4, 1960
Robert W. MattsonMinneapolis December 30, 1964
Douglas M. HeadMinneapolisJanuary 2, 1967
Warren SpannausMinneapolisJanuary 4, 1971
Hubert H. Humphrey IIINew HopeJanuary 3, 1983
Mike HatchBurnsvilleJanuary 4, 1999
*Lori SwansonEaganJanuary 2, 2007
*Incumbent

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