House 1973-74 (District 40A)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Democratic-Farmer-Labor Caucus
St. Francis Elementary School; Elementary School; Buffalo High School; Secondary; St. Cloud State College; B.S.; Teaching, 1956University of Minnesota; Attended Graduate School; Graduate Work, Special Education Certificate
Divorced (in the early 1960s); Glen H. Growe (remarried in the late 1960s)
Four children: Michael, Colleen, David "Dave", and Patrick
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
She ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor endorsed candidate for the United States Senate in the 1984 election. She lost to Rudy Boschwitz.She was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.When she was elected Minnesota Secretary of State, she became the first woman to be elected to a Minnesota statewide office without having been appointed first.Her father served as Mayor of Buffalo, Minnesota.
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