Philbrook, Burnham John "Bud, B.J."
House 1975-76 (District 48B)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Cretin High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1964
University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts; B.A.; Political Science, 1969
University of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute; M.A.; International Development and Public Administration, 1981
Hamline University School of Law; J.D.; Law, 1982
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (Executive Assistant to the Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner);
01/01/1978 to 09/30/1978
Single (while in office); Michele Gran (married in 1979)
Three children (after he left office): Jake, Nick, and Drew (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He ran as a candidate for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor nomination in the 2006 campaign for Governor of Minnesota. He dropped out of the endorsement race in October 2005.
He was a cofounder of Global Volunteers in 1984. It's "a private, non-profit, non-sectarian, non-governmental organization engaging short-term volunteers on micro-economic and human development programs in close partnership with local people worldwide." (Global Volunteers Website)
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975.
Term of Office: 1/7/1975 to 1/3/1977
Financial Institutions and Insurance
No other information has been entered for this legislator.
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