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Warkentin, Eldon H. "E.H."

House 1995-96 (District 49B)

Party when first elected:  Independent Republican

Counties Served:  Anoka


Date of Birth: 3/16/1933
Birth Place: Dolton, South Dakota
Birth County: Turner
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Evangelical Free Christian
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: E.H.
City of Residence (when first elected): Coon Rapids
Occupation (when first elected): Licensed Public Accountant


University of Minnesota; Attended College;



Spouse: Esther
Children: Three children: Colleen (daughter), (1 other daughter and 1 son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He was a member of the Coon Rapids Evangelical free Church in Coon Rapids, Minnesota.

Religion provided by Session Weekly, April 7, 1995, p. 20.

Total Days Served: 638


79th Legislative Session (1995-1996)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 49B
Elected: 4/4/1995
Residence: Coon Rapids
Term of Office: 4/10/1995 to 1/6/1997 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Licensed Public Accountant
Party: Independent Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
  • Capital Investment
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • International Trade and Economic Development
Session Notes: He won the seat vacated by Joel Jacobs.
Articles & Books About
Thilmany, Jean. "Warkentin Carries Heavy Load: Tax Time and Session." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, April 13, 1995, p. 16.

"New House Member." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, April 7, 1995, p. 20.

These files are available in the Legislative Reference Library.

The Minnesota Legislative Reference Library has collected newspaper articles on legislators since 1973. They are available in the Library.