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George, Michael J.

House 1975-78 (District 50A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Ramsey, Washington

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/28/1946
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Birth County: Ramsey
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 6/8/2010
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Mahtomedi
Occupation (when first elected): Executive Officer, Canvas Products Association International/Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Campaign Worker

EDUCATION

Central High School, Saint Paul; Secondary;
University of Minnesota; Attended College; 1964-1968

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Board/Commission/Council: Minnesota Real Estate Advisory Council; 19?? to 19?? [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Jan MacKenzie (married in 1973)
Children: Two children: Todd (son, while in office); Jennifer (daughter, born after he left office)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsement for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1978 primary election. He lost by about 100 votes.

Total Days Served: 1457

SESSIONS SERVED

70th Legislative Session (1977-1978)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 50A
Elected: 11/2/1976
Residence: Mahtomedi
Term of Office: 1/4/1977 to 1/2/1979
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Legislator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance
  • Governmental Operations
  • Local and Urban Affairs
Ran in next election? Yes. Defeated in general election

69th Legislative Session (1975-1976)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 50A
Elected: 11/5/1974
Residence: Mahtomedi
Term of Office: 1/7/1975 to 1/3/1977
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Executive Officer, Canvas Products Association International/Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Campaign Worker
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Local and Urban Affairs
Articles & Books About
"Michael J. George (Obituary)." Star Tribune, June 13, 2010.



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