Betty Adkins

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Betty A. Adkins (June 4, 1934 – October 29, 2001) was an American politician.

From St. Michael, Minnesota, Adkins went to North Hennepin Community College and University of Minnesota. Adkins served in the Minnesota State Senate from 1983 to 1995 as a Democrat. She died in Buffalo, Minnesota.[1][2]

In 1995, the Minnesota Legislature designated the bridge that spans the Mississippi River between Otsego and Elk River the Betty Adkins Bridge.[3]


  1. ^ 'Former Minnesota Sen. Betty Adkins dies,' Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 31, 2001
  2. ^ Minnesota Legislators Past and Present-Betty Adkins
  3. ^ "Minnesota Statutes Annotated, Volume 12". West Group. 2008. pp. 190, 195.