Today our Chapter is named after Harold Stassen, internationalist and signer of the the UN Charter on behalf of the United States. He was the 25th governor of Minnesota at the age of 32. Mr. Stassen was a naval officer in WWll, and lead the Navy’s prisoner evacuation program in Japan. In 1945 he was appointed by President Roosevelt to be a delegate to the United Nations Charter Conference in San Francisco.
Before passing away in 2001, he participated in various professional associations such as the Committee on Constitutional Aspects of International Agreements of the American Bar Association, the Crusade for Freedom, and the U.S. Interreligious Committee on Peace.