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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

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