Martin Olav Sabo

American politician (1938–2016)

Martin Olav Sabo (February 28, 1938 – March 13, 2016) was an American politician. He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL). He served as a United States Representative for Minnesota's fifth district, which includes Minneapolis. He served as a representative from 1979 through 2007.

Sabo in 1979

Sabo was born in Crosby, North Dakota. He studied at Augsburg College. Sabo died in Minneapolis, Minnesota from respiratory failure, aged 78.[1]


  1. "Martin Olav Sabo, longtime Minnesota representative, has died – Twin Cities". Retrieved 2016-03-13.

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