Earl Hauge Interview, 1979
Hauge Residence, Glenwood, Minnesota
Political campaigns; Minnesota. Legislature; Anderson, Delbert; Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party; Minnesota--Politics and government--1951-; University of Minnesota Morris--Finance
Earl Hauge was born on October 18, 1940 and resided in Glenwood, Minnesota. He was a farmer and former parish pastor, and was active in the Powerline protest in the late 1970s. Hauge was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party and served in the Minnesota House of Representatives for District 15A from 1981-1982.
In this interview, Earl Hauge discusses the reasons for his defeat in the 1978 election for legislator in District 15A, running against Delbert Anderson. Earl Hauge also discussed issues related to his bid for office, such as education and the Powerline controversy. He also mentions some basic strategy he planned to use in the election of 1980 that was different from his strategies in 1978.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Hauge, Earl, "Earl Hauge Interview, 1979" (1979). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 45.