Nelson G. Kraschel by unknown artist. 1889-1957. Farmer, autioneer, governor. Born on a farm near Macon, IL, October 27, 1889 of German descent. Lieutenant Governor 1933-1937; Governor, 1937-1939. General Agent for Farm Credit Administration, Omaha, when post was abolished. Ran for US Senate agaisnt Louis Murphyy, 1932, Democratic Senatorial Primary, losing. 1950 ran again for senatorial primary, losing to Albert J. Loveland of Janesville. Died at Harlan, Iowa, March 16, 1957 at the age of 67. 22.5" x 19.25"