- Category : 1918-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/2 - Heretical / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (5,14,29,34)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Defiance 1
American Democratic politician who served as the 29th Governor of Minnesota from 5 January 1955 to 2 January 1961, and as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1961 to 1969 under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.
He was one of the founding members of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and strongly influential in the merger of the pre-DFL Minnesota Democratic and Farmer-Labor Parties. Freeman nominated Kennedy for President at the 1960 Democratic Party national convention.
Freeman died from complications of Alzheimer's disease on 20 February 2003 in Minneapolis. He was 84.