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Crawford, Roger

House 2011-2012 (District 8B)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Isanti, Kanabec, Pine


Date of Birth: 6/8/1952
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Birth County: Ramsey
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Mora
Occupation (when first elected): Small Business Owner, Real Estate Appraising/Former Teacher and Principal


Centennial High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1970
St. Cloud State University; B.A.; Mass Communications, 1979
St. Cloud State University; B.S.; Elementary Education


Municipal Board/Commission: Mora, Minnesota (City Public Utility Commission); [Dates Unknown]
County Government: Kanabec County, Minnesota (County Assessor's Office); 19?? to 19??
Military: United States Navy (Served on the U.S.S. Oriskany, Journalist); 1973 to 1977
Municipal Council/Aldermen: Mora, Minnesota (City Council); 1996 to 2001 [Elected]
Municipal Mayor: Mora, Minnesota (City Mayor, 4 years); 2002 to 2006 [Elected]
County Board/Commissioner: Kanabec County, Minnesota (County Commissioner, 2 years); 2009 to 01/2011 [Elected]


Spouse: Barbara "Barb" (married in 1972)
Children: Four children: (at least 3 daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He moved to Mora, Minnesota in 1977.

Total Days Served: 735


87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 08B
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Mora
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Isanti, Kanabec, Pine
Occupation: Small Business Owner, Real Estate Appraising/Former Teacher and Principal
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2011 House Interview

Articles & Books About
Busse, Nick. "Putting His Theories to the Test." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 14, 2011, p. 12.

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.