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. We have been unable to find any information about him after the Benson’s defeat in 1938.
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