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Governor of Minnesota , Lawyer

Harold Edward Stassen, American lawyer, former Governor of Minnesota. Bar: Minnesota 1929, United States Supreme Court 1933, Pennsylvania 1949. Decorated citations honor. Assistant chief staff administration Admiral William Halsey, United States 3d Fleet. Member of American Bar Association (chairman constitutional law committee 1951), Minnesota Bar Assn, Federal Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Century (New York City).

Background

Stassen, Harold Edward was born on April 13, 1907 in West St., Paul. Son of William A. and Elsbeth (Mueller) Stassen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Minnesota. Bachelor of Laws, University Minnesota.

Career

Senior partner Stassen, Ryan, Kelly & Levander, 1929—1938. Governor State of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1939—1943. Drafter, signer United Nations Charter, 1945.

President University Pennsylvania, 1948—1953. Director Foreign Operations Administration The White House, 1953—1958. Senior partner Stassen, Kostos, Mason, and predecessor firms, Philadelphia, 1958—2001.

Chairman World Law Day, Geneva, 1967. Served with United States Navy, World World War II.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1929, United States Supreme Court 1933, Pennsylvania 1949.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) Man Was Meant To Be Free, Where I Stand.

Religion

Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.

Politics

Churches should be encouraged to teach and preach biblical truth on moral issues and to urge their members to vote according to their beliefs, convictions, and values.

Views

Christians should promote healthy marriages, raising loving children, and in getting along with everyone around them—including their enemies.

Membership

Assistant chief staff administration Admiral William Halsey, United States 3d Fleet. Member of American Bar Association (chairman constitutional law committee 1951), Minnesota Bar Assn, Federal Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Century (New York City).

Connections

Married Esther Glewwe, November 14, 1929. 1 child Glen H.;1 child Kathleen Stassen Berger.

father:
William A. Stassen

mother:
Elsbeth (Mueller) Stassen

spouse:
Esther Glewwe

child:
Kathleen Stassen Berger Stassen