Happy Birthday Vice President Mondale!

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Happy Birthday Vice President Mondale!

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | January 5, 2021

Happy birthday to Walter Mondale! Today is his 93rd birthday. 
Former Minnesota Attorney General, Senator, Vice-President, and Ambassador, he has spent most of his life in public service. We are happy to have and provide access to his papers: take a look! https://www.mnhs.org/mondale
This photo shows Hubert H. Humphrey with Walter Mondale at a surprise party celebrating Mondale's thirty-ninth birthday in 1967.