He was the 25th Governor of Minnesota. He served as governor from 1939 to 1943. He ran for President of the United States in 1984, but lost the Republican Party primary to then-current President Ronald Reagan.
Stassen married Esther G. Glewwe in 1929. Their marriage would last until his death in 2001. They had two children; Glenn and Kathleen.
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- Krebs, Albin (March 5, 2001). "Harold E. Stassen, Who Sought G.O.P. Nomination for President 9 Times, Dies at 93". The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2001/03/05/us/harold-e-stassen-who-sought-gop-nomination-for-president-9-times-dies-at-93.html?pagewanted=all. Retrieved May 4, 2010.