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Greene, Marion

House 2011-2012 (District 60A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin


Date of Birth: 7/16/1970
Birth Place: ,
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Gender: Female
Reported Minority: None Reported
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City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Health Policy Analyst, St. Jude Medical


Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania; B.A.;
University of Texas, Austin; M.B.A.;


U.S. Executive Branch: United States Agency for International Development; [Dates Unknown]
State Legislative Staff: New Mexico Legislature (Staff); [Dates Unknown]
County Board/Commissioner: Hennepin County, Minnesota; 05/2014 to ? [Elected]


Spouse: Bart Cannon (married in 2008)
Children: Two stepchildren: (stepdaughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


Her parents served in the United States Foreign Service so she grew up outside of the United States. She moved to Minnesota in 1999.

She ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsement in House District 61A in the 2012 primary election. She lost the endorsement to Frank Hornstein.

She successfully ran for the Hennepin County Board in a special election in May 2014.

Total Days Served: 735


87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 60A
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Health Policy Analyst, St. Jude Medical
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2011 1st Sp.S. - Author
  • Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance: Legacy Funding Division Minutes
  • Government Operations and Elections Minutes
  • State Government Finance Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2011 House Interview

Articles & Books About
Boros, Karen. "Hennepin County Commissioner Election Interview: Marion Greene." MinnPost, April 24, 2014.

Geiger, Bob. "Greene Exits House After One Term." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, April 27, 2012, p. 22.

Ostberg, Patty. "Make a Difference." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 21, 2011, p. 15.

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.