Joseph E. Dillon

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Joseph E. Dillon
45th Mayor of St. Paul
In office
Preceded by John E. Daubney
Succeeded by George J. Vavoulis
Constituency Saint Paul, Minnesota
Personal details
Political party Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Profession Lawyer
Religion Roman Catholic

Joseph E. Dillon was the mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota from 1954 to 1960. During his tenure, in 1955, Saint Paul and Nagasaki became the first sister city pairing of an Asian city and an American city.[1] A friend of Hubert Humphrey, Dillon campaigned for Humphrey during his 1960 presidential campaign.[2]


  1. ^ "40th Anniversary". Saint Paul–Nagasaki Sister City Committee. Retrieved 24 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Brennan, James (26 April 1960). "Humphrey to Open Area Drive Today". Wheeling Intelligencer. West Virginia Division of Culture and History. Retrieved 2014-09-18.