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Dahlvang, George C.

House 1981-82 (District 54A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin


Date of Birth: 7/9/1917
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Birth County: Hennepin
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 6/24/1990
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Minnesota Teamsters, Legislative Representative


Minneapolis North High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1935
University of Minnesota, Extension Schools; Attended College; Labor Law Extension Courses


Military: United States SeaBees (World War II, Tinian and Okinawa); 1943 to 1945
State Board/Commission/Council: Minnesota Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities, District 5 (Appointed by Governor Wendell Anderson); 1975 to 1981 [Appointed]
Municipal Council/Aldermen: Minneapolis, Minnesota (City Council C.E.T.A. Advisory Committee); 1977 to 1981


Spouse: Vera
Children: Two children: Gail and Mona (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He died of cancer at the North Memorial Medical Center Hospice Unit in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Victory Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

He was a member of Victory Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1981-82.

Total Days Served: 728


72nd Legislative Session (1981-1982)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 54A
Elected: 11/4/1980
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/6/1981 to 1/3/1983
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Minnesota Teamsters, Legislative Representative
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
  • Commerce and Economic Development
  • Commerce and Economic Development: Economic Development
  • Commerce and Economic Development: Liquor (Chair)
  • Governmental Operations
  • Governmental Operations: Personnel
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Labor-Management Relations: Workers Compensation
  • Transportation
  • Transportation: Trunk Highways
Articles & Books About
"George C. Dahlvang, Former Legislator." St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 27, 1990.

"Ex-Legislator George Dahlvang Dies at 72." Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 26, 1990, p. 6B.

Archive Collections
Biographical Data on George Dahlvang, 1977, 1990. - Available in the Minnesota Historical Society's Collections
These files are available in the Legislative Reference Library.

The Minnesota Legislative Reference Library has collected newspaper articles on legislators since 1973. They are available in the Library.