Agnes Israelson

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Agnes Israelson (July 22, 1896 – October 30, 1989)[1] was the first woman in Minnesota to serve as a city mayor.

In the October 29, 1953, issue of the Thief River Falls Times, the paper reported that Mrs. Israelson had beaten Harry Simonson, who had been seeking a fourth term as mayor of Thief River Falls, 1,204 to 978.[2]


  1. ^ United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014, North Dakota, November 2, 1989
  2. ^ Mayor Robbins wins Second State Award