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Huntley, Thomas

House 1993-2002 (District 6B); House 2003-2012 (District 7A); House 2013-Present (District 7A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  St. Louis

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/10/1938 Date of Death: 
Birth Place:  Birth County:  Birth Country:
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Catholic
City of Residence (when first elected):  Duluth

Occupation (when first elected):  Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Medical School

EDUCATION

Cretin High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; B.S.; Chemistry
Iowa State University; Ph.D.; Biochemistry

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Board/Commission/CouncilMinnesota Great Lakes Commission ??/??/19?? to ??/??/????
Municipal Council/AldermenDuluth, Minnesota (City Council)Elected??/??/1982 to ??/??/1986
State AgencyMinnesota Seaway Port Authority of Duluth (Commissioner; President, 3 years)Appointed??/??/1988 to ??/??/1993

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Gail
Children: Two children: Sean and Jessica
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota.

He taught at the University of Connecticut's Medical School before he moved to Duluth, Minnesota in 1973.

Religion provided by the Natural Resources Defense Council's State Directories 2005.


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Map of Duluth
Duluth, MN
Total Days Served: 7929

SESSIONS SERVED

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/6/2012 Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
District: 07A Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Personal care attendant, Retired Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Elections Minutes
Health and Human Services Finance (Chair) Minutes
Health and Human Services Policy Minutes
Ways and Means Minutes

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
District: 07A Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Retired Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2012 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
Health and Human Services Reform Minutes
Ways and Means Minutes

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/4/2008 Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
District: 07A Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Associate Professor; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Finance Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Health Care and Human Services Finance Division (Chair) Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division Minutes
Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Minutes
Ways and Means Minutes

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/7/2006 Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
District: 07A Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Associate Professor; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Finance Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Health Care and Human Services Finance Division (Chair) Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division Minutes
Health and Human Services Minutes
Ways and Means Minutes

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/2004 Term of Office: 1/4/2005 to 1/2/2007
District: 07A Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2005 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Health Policy and Finance Minutes
Health Policy and Finance Subcommittee: Health Care Cost Containment Division Minutes
Regulated Industries Minutes
Regulated Industries Subcommittee: Gaming Division Minutes
Ways and Means Minutes

83rd Legislative Session (2003-2004)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/2002 Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 1/3/2005
District: 07A Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Health and Human Services Finance
Health and Human Services Policy
Ways and Means

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/7/2000 Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
District: 06B Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Health and Human Services Finance
Health and Human Services Policy
Rules and Legislative Administration

81st Legislative Session (1999-2000)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1998 Term of Office: 1/5/1999 to 1/2/2001
District: 06B Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Director of Institutional Relations, School of Medicine
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Commerce
Health and Human Services Finance
Health and Human Services Policy

80th Legislative Session (1997-1998)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1996 Term of Office: 1/7/1997 to 1/4/1999
District: 06B Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Economic Development and International Trade
Economic Development and International Trade Subcommittee: Economic Development
Education Subcommittee: Higher Education Finance Division
Education Subcommittee: Higher Education Finance Division: Reform, Efficiency and Accountability
Health and Human Services
Health and Human Services Subcommittee: Health and Human Services Finance Division

79th Legislative Session (1995-1996)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1994 Term of Office: 1/3/1995 to 1/6/1997
District: 06B Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Professor of Biochemistry
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Financial Institutions and Insurance
Health and Human Services
Health and Human Services Subcommittee: MinnesotaCare Finance Division
Regulated Industries and Energy

78th Legislative Session (1993-1994)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1992 Term of Office: 1/5/1993 to 1/2/1995
District: 06B Residence: Duluth
Counties Represented: St. Louis
Occupation: Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Medical School
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
Financial Institutions and Insurance
Financial Institutions and Insurance Subcommittee: Insurance
Health and Human Services
Health and Human Services Subcommittee: Human Services Finance Division
Labor-Management Relations

Audio/Video
Session Interview (Video) 2014 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Price, Dave. "Huntley Wants Health Reform for Northeastern Minnesota." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, March 12, 1993, p. 15.




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