Orville L. Freeman

Orville L. Freeman

Orville Lothrop Freeman was an 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. He was one of the founding members of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and strongly influential in the merger of the pre-DFL Minnesota Democratic and Farmer-Labor Parties. Wikipedia*

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Orville L. Freeman has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1963 Compiled Program. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1990 with an average of 479 views per program. Most appearances with Nicholas Katzenbach (2), Lawrence O'Brien (2).

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Secretary, Department of Agriculture c. January 21, 1961 - c. January 20, 1969 Videos: 3

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