Menominee Potatoes were developed jointly by Michigan State University and by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) from a cross between Richters Jubel potato and a potato referred to Seedling 44537.
Named after Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin.
E. J. Wheeler, F. J. Stevenson and H. C. Moore. The Menominee potato: A new variety resistant to common scab and late blight. In American Journal of Potato Research. New York: Springer. November 1944.