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Becklin, Lynn H.

House 1973-74 (District 18A); House 1985-86 (District 19A)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus

Counties Served:  Anoka, Benton, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Sherburne


Date of Birth: 9/1/1932
Birth Place: Cambridge, Minnesota
Birth County: Isanti
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Cambridge
Occupation (when first elected): Retired Air Force Officer


Cambridge High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of Minnesota, School of Management; B.S.;


Military: United States Air Force (Vietnam, 1966-68; Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel); 1951 to 1971


Spouse: Betty (when first elected in 1973); Lois (when reelected in 1985)
Children: Four children (when first elected in 1973); Seven children (when reelected in 1985)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He was a member of the Republican Party.

Religion provided by Legislative Manual, 1973-74.

Total Days Served: 1463


74th Legislative Session (1985-1986)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 19A
Elected: 11/6/1984
Residence: Cambridge
Term of Office: 1/8/1985 to 1/5/1987
Counties Represented: Anoka, Isanti, Kanabec
Occupation: Business, Cambridge Furniture Studios
Party: Independent Republican
  • Appropriations
  • Appropriations: Human Services Division
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Environment and Natural Resources: Natural Resources
  • Local and Urban Affairs
  • Local and Urban Affairs: Local Government Affairs

68th Legislative Session (1973-1974)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 18A
Elected: 11/7/1972
Residence: Cambridge
Term of Office: 1/2/1973 to 1/6/1975
Counties Represented: Benton, Isanti, Mille Lacs, Sherburne
Occupation: Retired Air Force Officer
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • General Legislation and Veterans Affairs
  • Health and Welfare
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