Wednesday, November 8, 2017

On This Date in Minnesota History: November 8

November 8, 1904 – John Saari, an Eveleth businessman, became the first Finn to be elected to the Minn. House of Representatives. “He helped push through the legislation that established the mine safety inspection system in Minnesota. It resulted in the creation of mine safety inspection offices in St. Louis, Itasca, Crow Wing and Lake Counties.”*


John Saari


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