Orville Freeman

Freeman as governor.

American Democratic politician who served as the 29th Governor of Minnesota from January 5, 1955, to January 2, 1961, and as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1961 to 1969 under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.

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Albert Lea, Minnesota

City in Freeborn County, in southern Minnesota.

Albert Miller Lea
Albert Lea, MN City Hall was pictured on a 1917 postcard.
Marion Ross Performing Arts Center

During the 109-day strike, Governor Orville Freeman acted to quell the violence by closing the plant, calling in the Minnesota National Guard, and declaring martial law on December 11.

Hubert Humphrey

American pharmacist and politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969.

Official portrait, 1965
Humphrey working as a pharmacist in his father's pharmacy.
Humphrey at the 1948 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Senator Humphrey
In the 1960 primaries, Humphrey won South Dakota and Washington, D.C.
Vice President-elect Humphrey alongside Coretta Scott King and Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Humphrey (right) with President Johnson (left) horse-riding in LBJ ranch on November 4, 1964.
Vice President Humphrey at a meeting in the Oval Office, June 21, 1965
Humphrey with Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and Gemini 4 astronauts at the 1965 Paris Air Show
Vice President Hubert Humphrey, President Lyndon Johnson, and General Creighton Abrams in a Cabinet Room meeting in March 1968
Hubert Humphrey campaigning for President in 1968
Senator Hubert Humphrey with Democratic presidential nominee Jimmy Carter, in 1976. California Governor Jerry Brown is at right.
1972 campaign logo
Senator Hubert Humphrey with President Jimmy Carter aboard Air Force One in 1977
Burial plot of Hubert and Muriel Humphrey at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis

Humphrey was a star on the university's debate team; one of his teammates was future Minnesota Governor and US Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Federal program that provides food-purchasing assistance for low- and no-income people.

SNAP logo
US legislation that promoted the public health impacts of SNAP, 2002–2018
State waiver requests for SNAP
Average number of persons participating in the SNAP, 2000–2016. The number of participants increased due to the Great Recession, peaking in 2013, and has since fallen.
Total program costs from 2000 to 2016. The amount increased sharply after 2008 due to the Great Recession, and has fallen since 2013 as the economy recovers.
SNAP benefits cost since the 1960s
SNAP is closely related to poverty and unemployment

Agriculture Secretary Orville Freeman submitted the legislation on April 17, 1964.

Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

Major political party in the U.S. state of Minnesota.

DFL logo used on a lectern at the 2006 DFL state convention.
DFL 2006 state convention registration desk.
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While the majority of delegates supported left-wing policies, Humphrey managed to install a more conservative ally, Orville Freeman, as party secretary.

Lakewood Cemetery

Large private, non-sectarian cemetery located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

The Byzantine-styled chapel at Lakewood Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Stained glass window in one of the Mausoleum rooms; Tiny Tim's tomb can be seen at left
Interior of the Memorial Chapel dome
The Garden Mausoleum
McMullen monument by sculptor Nellie Walker
Fridley Monument
Monument for the family of T. B. Walker
Maggie Menzel's gravestone
Senator Paul Wellstone's grave marker
Carl Pohlad's monument
Monument of Hubert H. Humphrey
Mars family private mausoleum
Charles M. Loring, a.k.a. "Father of the Parks"
Fridley family monument
Emil Oberhoffer's obelisk
Entertainer Tiny Tim's mausoleum crypt
Garden of Remembrance
Lakewood Cemetery in Winter
Cemetery Lake (Jo Pond), June 2016
Lakewood Cemetery Cross
Lakewood Mausoleums
Memorial to the 1878 Washburn A mill disaster

Orville Freeman (1918-2003), 29th Governor of Minnesota, Former US Secretary of Agriculture

University of Minnesota Law School

Law school of the University of Minnesota, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the law school on the University of Minnesota's West Bank Campus.
Scene from TORT's 2004 production of "Law Wars".
The Fighting Mondales bench during a game against Hamline University.
Walter Mondale at the introduction of the "Fighting Mondales".

Orville Freeman, former governor of Minnesota

Central High School (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Public high school in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Orville Freeman, Minnesota governor

Michael O. Freeman

American attorney and politician serving as the county attorney for Hennepin County.

He is the son of Jane Shields and Orville Freeman, who was a Minnesota governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under presidents Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.

Foreign Agricultural Service

Foreign affairs agency with primary responsibility for the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) overseas programs – market development, international trade agreements and negotiations, and the collection of statistics and market information.

Roster of the Section of Foreign Markets in 1901.
1922 telegram from agricultural commissioner at London to USDA headquarters.
Cover art for the Bureau of Agricultural Economics weekly circular in the 1930s.
OFAR logo used 1939-1953, taken from a 1952 publication cover.
OFAR-created map of Asia, showing rice surplus and deficit areas.
FAS logo, 1953-2003
The FAS Millennium logo, 2003–2013, based in part on the USDA "rolling fields" logo

After a nine-year hiatus from international agricultural development work at USDA, on July 12, 1963, Secretary Orville Freeman ordered creation of an International Agricultural Development Service (IADS), which was subordinate to the same Assistant Secretary of Agriculture as but separate from FAS.

1998 Minnesota gubernatorial election

The 1998 Minnesota gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1998.

Mike Freeman: Minnesota State Senator and son of Orville Freeman who was the former Governor of Minnesota and United States Secretary of Agriculture.