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Remembering Donald Fraser

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | June 4, 2019

Donald Fraser passed away this past Sunday. A true public spirit for over 40 years, he served in the Minnesota Senate, the US House of Representatives, and as Mayor of Minneapolis.

This photo is from early in his career in front of the Minnesota Capitol in 1958.