Floyd B. Olson by Amarigo J. Brioschi

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Floyd B. Olson (November 13, 1891– August 22, 1936) was a three-term Minnesota governor, who died in office at age 44. This memorial sculpture is located near Olson’s birthplace at 1013 11th Avenue North, along Olson Memorial Highway. A second copy of the statue was later installed on the Minnesota State Capitol Mall.

This memorial was sculpted by Amarigo Brioschi in conjunction with three associate sculptors; Carlo Brioschi, A.J. Brioschi and L.R. Kirchner.

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