House 1981-82 (District 13B); House 1983-92 (District 14A)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Aitkin, Carlton, Crow Wing, Kanabec
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Reported Minority: None Reported
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Occupation (when first elected):
University of Minnesota; Attended College;
Loyola University, Los Angeles, California; Attended College; Political Science
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Sherryl (when first elected, no longer listed in 1989); Sandra Gardebring (first listed in 1991, she was a Judge on the Minnesota Supreme Court)
Two children: Samuel and Shana (when first elected)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsement for Minnesota Governor in the 1994 election. He pulled out of the race in May 1993 over concerns that it could jeopardize his wife's career on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
He was a member of the 'Gang of Seven' who helped to establish MinnesotaCare in the early 1990s (Access Press, March 10, 2018).