House 1973-82 (District 57A); House 1983-92 (District 58B); House 1993-2012 (District 59B); House 2013-2016 (District 60B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Democratic-Farmer-Labor Caucus
Date of Birth:
New York City (Brooklyn), New York
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Genetics Research; Department of Genetic and Cell Biology, University of Minnesota
Erasmus Hall High School, New York; Secondary;
Cornell University; B.A.; Physics, 1957
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government; M.P.A.; Public Administration; Bush Leadership Fellowship, 1983-85
Yale University; Ph.D.; Biophysics, 1962
Princeton University; Fellowship; Post Doctoral Fellow
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota 2005 Capitol Centennial Commission;
? to 2005
Minnesota Department of Human Rights' Women's Advisory Committee;
1971 to 1973
Donald "Don" W.
Two children: Tamar (daughter), Jeremy (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
She is the second longest serving female legislator after Rep. Mary Murphy. She is tied for third longest serving legislator with two legislators who served in both bodies--Sen. Anton Rockne and Rep. Carl Iverson--following Rep. Lyndon Carlson and Rep. Mary Murphy.
Religion provided by the Natural Resources Defense Council's State Directories 2005 and Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.