Clifford C. Sommer (May 25, 1908 – December 12, 1993) was an American businessman and politician.
Sommer was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and was commissioned a lieutenant commander. Sommer received his bachelor's degree from University of Minnesota and his master's degree in banking from Rutgers University. Sommer also went to law school for two years. He lived with his wife and family in Owatonna, Minnesota and was involved with the banking and loan businesses. Sommer served in the Minnesota Senate from 1967 to 1970. He died at the Friendship Village Health Care Center in Bloomington, Minnesota. The funeral was in Minneapolis, Minnesota.   
Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 42nd vice president of the United States from 1977 to 1981 under President Jimmy Carter. A U.S. senator from Minnesota from 1964 to 1976, he was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1984 presidential election, but lost to incumbent Ronald Reagan in an Electoral College and popular vote landslide. Reagan won 49 states while Mondale carried his home state of Minnesota and the District of Columbia. His vice presidential nominee, U.S. Representative Geraldine Ferraro from New York, was the first female vice-presidential nominee of any major party in U.S. history.
Wendell Richard "Wendy" Anderson was an American hockey player, politician, and the 33rd governor of Minnesota, serving from January 4, 1971, to December 29, 1976. In late 1976 he resigned as governor in order to be appointed to the U.S. Senate after Senator Walter Mondale was elected Vice President of the United States. Anderson served in the Senate from December 30, 1976, to December 29, 1978.
The history of the U.S. state of Minnesota is shaped by its original Native American residents, European exploration and settlement, and the emergence of industries made possible by the state's natural resources. Early economic growth was based on fur trading, logging, milling and farming, and later through railroads, and iron mining.
Conrad Louis Wirth was an American landscape architect, conservationist, and park service administrator. He served as the director of the National Park Service (NPS) between 1951 and 1964.
Carl Ray Pohlad was an American financier from Minnesota. Pohlad is best known as the owner of the Minnesota Twins baseball franchise from 1984 until his death in 2009.
Donald MacKay Fraser was an American politician from Minnesota who served as U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 5th congressional district from 1963 to 1979 and as mayor of Minneapolis from 1980 to 1994.
William Eldridge Frenzel was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota, representing Minnesota's Third District, which included the southern and western suburbs of Minneapolis.
Richard Pillsbury Gale was an American politician and farmer who served as a U.S. Representative from Minnesota. He was a member of the Republican Party.
John Grant Alexander was a Representative to the U.S. Congress from Minnesota; born in Texas Valley, Cortland County, New York; attended the public schools; was graduated from the law department of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, in 1916; was admitted to the New York bar the same year; moved to Redwood Falls, in 1916; was admitted to the Minnesota bar in 1917 and commenced practice in Lynd; engaged in the banking business 1917 – 1923; during World War I served as a private in the Three Hundred and Eighty-sixth Ambulance Company in 1918; engaged in the insurance business and in real estate management in Minneapolis, in 1924; member of the Minnesota National Guard 1927 – 1937; elected as a Republican to the 76th congress, ; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1940; unsuccessful candidate for governor in 1942; resumed the business of real estate management and insurance; resided in Minneapolis, where he died December 8, 1971; interment in Lakewood Cemetery.
Robert Alan Altman was an American lawyer and video game executive. He worked as a lawyer in Washington, D.C. and was involved in a scandal surrounding the Bank of Credit and Commerce International. In 1999, he and Christopher Weaver founded ZeniMax Media as the parent holding company for Bethesda Softworks, a video game developer Weaver had founded earlier. Altman served as ZeniMax Media's chief executive officer and chairman until his death. He was also a member of the advisory board of the George Washington University Law School.
Roger George Kennedy was an American polymath whose career included banking, television production, historical writing, and museum administration, the last as director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, before the Bill Clinton administration selected him to head the National Park Service in 1993. He was especially concerned about expanding the service's educational role and moved to enlarge its presence beyond the parks via the Internet.
Richard K. Davis is an American businessman. Since January 2, 2019 Davis has served as the chief executive officer of Make-A-Wish America, having previously served as Executive Chairman and President of U.S. Bancorp.
Carl Donald Peterson was an American jurist and politician.
Leroy E. Matson was an American jurist.
David Ferguson Simpson was an American jurist and lawyer.
Isaac Atwater was an American jurist.
Clifford L. Hilton was an American lawyer.
William S. Ervin was an American attorney and politician from Minnesota. A member of the Minnesota Farmer–Labor Party, he is most notable for his service as Attorney General of Minnesota from 1936 to 1939.
Vernon S. Welch was an American lawyer and politician.
Raymond J. Julkowski was an American businessman, lawyer, and politician.