Alexander Ramsey

Served as the first Territorial Governor of Minnesota in1853. In 1855, he became the mayor St. Paul. Ramsey was elected the second Governor of Minnesota after statehood and served from January 2, 1860 to July 10, 1863. Perpetrated battle against the Dakota in the U.S.-Dakota War, and helped instigate the exile and Punitive Expeditions against the Dakota people afterwards.