Carl M. Iverson Interview, 1973
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Carl M. Iverson
Farmer's Equity, Ashby, Minnesota
Farm life--Minnesota; Pomme de Terre (Minn.); Norwegian Americans; Schools--Minnesota--Grant County; Minnesota Nonpartisan League; Cooperative societies; Minnesota. Legislature; Legislators--Minnesota; Politicians--Minnesota; Depressions--1929; University of Minnesota Morris; Minnesota--Politics and government--20th century
Carl Iverson was born in 1894 in Ashby, Minnesota. He was a long-serving representative in the Minnesota Legislature (1919-1966). He served in the House (1919-30 and from 1939-1966) and the Senate (1931-1934). He was first elected as part of the Minnesota Nonpartisan League.
In this interview, Carl Iverson discusses farming operations in 1868, the Pomme de Terre fort and station schooling, the Non-Partisan League, the organization of the Cooperative, the Farmer-Labor Party, the Depression, farm mortgages, dust storms, the State Legislature, state income tax, the University of Minnesota Morris, Medicare, no-fault insurance, probate court, the planned experimental city near Ashby, and farmer's holiday.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Iverson, Carl M., "Carl M. Iverson Interview, 1973" (1973). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 35.