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Borgmästare Erik G (Eric G) Höijer Hoyer

Inredningsarkitekt. Blev 92 år.

Far:Johan August Höijer (1855 - )
Mor:Emma Christina Andersdotter

Född:1898-03-03
Bosatt:Hennepin, Minnesota
Död:1990-03-17 Minneapolis, Minn, U.S.A.

Äktenskap med Hildur

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Noteringar

Hoyer = Erik Höijer, son till Johan August Höijer, bosatt i Söne / Skalunda / Sunnersberg / Gösslunda

Emigrerade till Amerika och ändrade namnet till Eric Hoyer. Var politiskt aktiv inom jordbruksarbetarpartiet (Farmer-Labor Party) i Minnesota. Blev vald till borgmästare i Minneapolis 1948, och innehade ämbetet i 8 år och 219 dagar (från 1/12 1948 - 7/7 1957)
Hans yrke uppges ha varit "Interior Designer", =Inredningsarkitekt?

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Följande uppgifter hämtade från Minneapolis internetsida:

Hoyer had been part of the Farmer-Labor Party prior to the creation of the DFL in 1944 and opposed the merger up until his death.
DFL: Democratic-Farmer-Labor (political party in Minnesota, to which state Democrats belong)

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Statistik över Borgmästare i Minneapolis.
(Utdrag ur www.nyx.net/~thill/mayoral.superlatives.html)

LONGEST TENURE

1. Fraser 14 years
2. Leach 12 years, 4 days
3. Hoyer 8 years, 219 days
4. Naftalin 8 years, 3 days
5. Haynes 7 years, 361 days
6. Stenvig 6 years, 178 days


LONGEST CONTINUOUS TENURE

1. Fraser 14 years
2. Hoyer 8 years, 219 days
3-4. Leach 8 years, 3 days
3-4. Naftalin 8 years, 3 days
5. Haynes 5 years, 364 days


LONGEST LIVED

1. Hoyer 92 years, 14 days
2. Kunze 89 years, 259 days
3. de Laittre 89 years, 199 days
4. Brackett 84 years, 243 days
5. Eustis 83 years, 134 days

LONGEST LIVED AFTER LEAVING OFFICE

1. Brackett 47 years, 33 days
2. de Laittre 45 years, 163 days
3. Eustis 33 years, 327 days
4. Hoyer 32 years, 253 days
5. Peterson 32 years 183 days
6. Naftalin 30 years, 225 days +
7. Kunze 30 years, 224 days
8. Merriman 30 years, 113 days
9. Humphrey 29 years, 45 days


NATURALIZED AMERICANS

Gray (born in Scotland); Hoyer (born in Sweden)


LARGEST ELECTION WINS (* incumbent)

1. Fraser* 1985 82%
2. Hoyer* 1951 81%
3. Fraser* 1989 79%
4. Stenvig* 1971 72%
5. Ames (Eli B.)* 1871 66%
6. Humphrey* 1947 66%
7. Stenvig 1969 65%

(Mayor Humphrey in 1947 and Mayor Hoyer in 1951 were the
only mayors to top 100,000 popular votes.)


Nedanstående uppgift hämtad från politicalgraveyard.com/bio/howlett-hubard.html

Hoyer, Eric G. (1898-1990) — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Lidkoping, Sweden, March 3, 1898. Mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1948-57. Died March 17, 1990. Burial location unknown.