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Harold H. Barker

Harold H. Barker

American politician
Harold H. Barker
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Intro American politician
Was Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 15 June 1889, Duluth, USA
Death 23 March 1949 (aged 59 years)
Star sign Gemini
Politics , Democratic Party
The details (from wikipedia)


Harold Henry Barker (15 June 1889, in Elbow Lake, Minnesota – 23 March 1949) was a Minnesota Farmer-Laborite politician, candidate for Governor of Minnesota, and a Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives, in 1930, where he caucused with the Liberal Caucusin the then-nonpartisan body. In 1937, he was elected to serve as speaker, a position he held for two years. His father, H. W. Barker, served in the Wisconsin State Senate.

In 1946, Barker served as the second gubernatorial candidate after of the merger of the Minnesota Democratic and Farmer-Labor Parties into the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, losing to Luther Youngdahl.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 24 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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