Gottfrid Lindsten

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Gottfrid Lindsten
29th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
In office
January 4, 1937 – January 2, 1939
Governor Elmer Austin Benson
Preceded by William B. Richardson
as Acting Lieutenant Governor
Succeeded by C. Elmer Anderson
Personal details
Born June 27, 1887
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died June 2, 1961(1961-06-02) (aged 73)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Political party Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party
Spouse(s) Pearle
Profession alderman, lobbyist, railroad conductor

Gottfrid T. Lindsten (June 27, 1887 – June 2, 1961) was the 29th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota.[1][2]

Gottfrid T. Lindsten was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He had been employed as a railroad conductor and later as an alderman and lobbyist. He became Lieutenant Governor under Governor Elmer Austin Benson serving from January 4, 1937 – January 2, 1939. He was an alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota in 1944. He died in 1961 in Minneapolis. [3]


  1. ^ Gottfrid T. Lindsten (Minnesota Historical Society)
  2. ^ Gottfrid T. Lindsten (State of Minnesota,)
  3. ^ Lindsten, Gottfrid (The Political Graveyard)
Political offices
Preceded by
William B. Richardson
Acting Lieutenant Governor
Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
Succeeded by
C. Elmer Anderson