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North Star Circle

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Saint Paul, MN 55102


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New and Increased North Star Circle Members

The Minnesota Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the support of the following donors. These special friends have either joined the North Star Circle or increased their North Star Circle giving since July 1, 2013. 



Director's Circle - $50,000+

David and Janis Larson


Guarantor - $25,000+

Betty and Whitney MacMillan*


Founder - $10,000+

Peter and Patricia Frechette

Hugh and Margaret Schilling*


Builder - $7,500+

Sally A. Anson Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation*

Norman Lorentzsen and Donna Boller


Partner - $5,000+

Judith and Richard Corson

Jennifer Gross and Jerry LeFevre

O.C. Hognander, Jr.

The Longview Foundation on behalf of Robert and Teri Crosby

The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota

Ruth Reister*

William Stoeri and Susan Johnston


Leader - $2,500+

Anonymous (2)

Mary Anne Anderson*

Priscilla Brewster

Chad and Maggie Dayton

Kirby Law and Annette Hansen**

Jean R. Ljungkull*

Bob and Carolyn Nelson

Thomas and Elizabeth Nordlie

Diane and Darryl Sannes**

The Frederick and Margaret L. Weyerhaeuser Foundation

Renata Winsor

Margie M. and Milton K. Woodhouse

Warren and Margaret Zaccaro** 


Patron - $1,200+

A long time friend of Minnesota

Russ and Kathy Adams

The Alces Trust

Sarah J. Andersen

Gary T. Bank and Samjai Nimitbuhanan

William H. Beery Family

Susan Boren and Steve King

Sheila and Brian Brommel

Sue and Wolfie Browender

Robert Bruininks and Susan Hagstrum

Rodney and Barbara Burwell

The Roger and Lois Carlson Fund of The New York Community Trust

Elsa Carpenter and Barney Barton

Judith A. Christensen

Robert and Gretchen Crosby

Betty Jayne Dahlberg*

Richard and Jean Engebretson

E. Duane and Marlene H. Engstrom

Maryfaith and Michael Fox

Hillary Freeman and Carol Mork

Gerald and Jan Freund

David and Terry Gilberstadt

Cecelia M. Goswitz Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation

Curtis Helmer

Patrick and Kara Hobart

Wayne and Dianne Hoeschen

Virginia Hubbard

Janice A. Johnson

Fritz and Sharon Johnson

Peggy and Sam Johnson

Janet M. King

Tom Lewin

Otto Lind

John and Nancy Lindahl

The Longview Foundation^

Charlie and Teri Mahar^

The Mauriel Family Foundation

Roy and Dorothy Ode Mayeske

Aaron and Carol McGuire

Joseph S. and Jane Y. Micallef*

John Murphy and Hebe Dowling Murphy

Meredith Matthew Musel

Thomas and Jane Nelson

Dennis Nguyen

The Nicholson Family Heritage Fund of the National Christian Foundation^

Jo Ann and Jim Nordlie

Thomas Odendahl

Deborah R. Olson

Irene M. Ott

David and Valerie Pace

Elizabeth and Theodore Peyton

Ralph R. Rayner^

Franz and Margaret Reisdorf

Thomas and Gwynn Rosen^

John C. and Jacqueline Salisbury

Timothy and Mary Scanlan

Dave and Linda Simpkins

Eugene C.^^ and Gail V. Sit Foundation* 

Edward C. and Virginia L. Stringer

Lloyd Svendsbye^^

Jon and Glenda Tollefson

Two Pines Resource Group, LLC

Mary W. Vaughan

General and Mrs. John Vessey

Joanne Von Blon

Ted and Fran Yoch


* Charter Member 

^ Honorary 

** Matching Gift

^^ Deceased