|34th & 36th Governor of Minnesota|
January 3, 1983 – January 7, 1991
|Preceded by||Al Quie|
|Succeeded by||Arne Carlson|
December 29, 1976 – January 4, 1979
|Lieutenant||Alec G. Olson|
|Preceded by||Wendell R. Anderson|
|Succeeded by||Al Quie|
|39th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota|
January 4, 1971 – December 29, 1976
|Governor||Wendell R. Anderson|
|Preceded by||James B. Goetz|
|Succeeded by||Alec G. Olson|
|Member of the Minnesota Senate|
from the 63rd district
January 8, 1963 – January 4, 1971
|Preceded by||Elmer Peter Peterson|
|Succeeded by||George F. Perpich|
Rudolph George Prpić
June 27, 1928
Carson Lake, Minnesota, U.S.
|Died||September 21, 1995 (aged 67)|
Minnetonka, Minnesota, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Delores "Lola" Perpich|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1946–1948|
Rudolph George Perpich Sr. (June 27, 1928 – September 21, 1995) was an American politician. He was the longest-serving governor of Minnesota, serving a total of just over 10 years. He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
He was the 34th and 36th Governor of Minnesota from December 29, 1976 to January 4, 1979 and again from January 3, 1983 to January 7, 1991. He was also the state's only Roman Catholic governor and the only one to serve non-consecutive terms.
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