Elmer Austin Benson bio

Birth Name: Elmer Austin Benson

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Minnesota

Date Of Birth: September 22, 1895

Date Of Death: March 13, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Elmer Austin Benson was born on the 22nd of September, 1895. He was known for being a Politician. WW I veteran who became Minnesota’s 24th governor in 1937, risking his reputation by standing up for the state’s poorer workers. He was previously a US Senator from Minnesota from 1935 to 1937.

Elmer Austin Benson was born in Minnesota. After earning his law degree, he went off to serve in WW I, and then entered banking and business. Elected on the Farmer-Labor party ticket, he was an ardent campaigner for the rights of farmers, which earned him many detractors and allegations of communism.

Elmer Austin Benson was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Elmer Austin Benson was born in 1890s.

Elmer Austin Benson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Elmer Austin Benson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Elmer Austin Benson’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Elmer Austin Benson was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Elmer Austin Benson
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Elmer Austin Benson was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Elmer Austin Benson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Elmer Austin Benson had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Elmer Austin Benson’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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