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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.

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