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Reigel, Donald "Don"

House 1969-70 (District 3A)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus

Counties Served:  Steele


Date of Birth: ??/??/1918 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Deer River, Minnesota
Birth County: Itasca
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 7/28/1991
Gender: Male
Religion: United Methodist
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Don
City of Residence (when first elected): Owatonna
Occupation (when first elected): Businessman/Publisher, Owatonna Photo News


Deer River High School; Secondary; Graduate
Carleton College; B.A.; History and English
Minnesota School of Business; Attended Graduate School;
Mankato State College; M.S.; 1987


Military: United States Army Reserve (Lieutenant Colonel); 19?? to 19??
Military: United States Army (World War II, Captain, Lieutenant Colonel); 1942 to 1946
State Agency: Minnesota Office of Tourism (Public Relations Officer for Vocational Rehabilitation); 1974 to 1984


Spouse: Mary Jane (married around 1946)
Children: Two children: Marc and Kent (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He died of cancer at Owatonna Health Central. His funeral was held at United Methodist Church in Owatonna, Minnesota. He was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Owatonna, Minnesota.

Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1969-70.

Total Days Served: 728


66th Legislative Session (1969-1970)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 03A
Elected: 11/5/1968
Residence: Owatonna
Term of Office: 1/7/1969 to 1/4/1971
Counties Represented: Steele
Occupation: Businessman/Publisher, Owatonna Photo News
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
  • Cities of the Second and Third Class
  • County and Township Government
  • General Legislation, Veterans, and Consumer Affairs
  • Governmental Operations
  • Public Institutions
  • Taxes
Articles & Books About
"Donald Reigel Former State Representative (Obituary)." St. Paul Pioneer Press, July 30, 1991.