As a student Joe Toner was a member of the Interracial Committee of the Negro Student Council and a signer of the Grissom Report on segregated housing. He was listed on Ray Chase’s radical leaders, which focused on the fact that he was a Jew and an activist at the University of Minneosta. Toner worked for Governor Elmer Benson. Toner lived in New York City after leaving Minnesota, but that is the only information that we have.
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