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Kielkucki, Tony

House 1997-2002 (District 20B); House 2003 (District 18A)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Carver, McLeod, Meeker, Wright

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 7/11/1951 Date of Death: 
Birth Place:  Birth County:  Birth Country:
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Catholic
City of Residence (when first elected):  Lester Prairie

Occupation (when first elected):  High School Teacher, Holy Trinity High School, Winsted

EDUCATION

St. Thomas College; B.S.; Sociology

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Secretary of State StaffMinnesota Office of the Secretary of State (Deputy Secretary of State)Appointed11/25/2003 to ??/??/????

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Lavon
Children: Three children: Michael, Marcel, and Katie
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Religion provided by Session Weekly, March 14, 1997, p. 19.


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Map of Lester Prairie
Lester Prairie, MN
Total Days Served: 2513

SESSIONS SERVED

83rd Legislative Session (2003-2004)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/2002 Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 11/24/2003 (unfinished term)
District: 18A Residence: Winsted
Counties Represented: McLeod, Meeker
Occupation: Educator
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Education Finance
Education Policy
Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy
State Government Finance
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader
Leadership Notes: He resigned from the Minnesota Legislature on November 24, 2003 due to being appointed to a position in the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office.
Reason for unfinished term: Appointed to other office
Session Notes: He was appointed by Minnesota Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer to a Deputy Secretary of State position in the Elections Office.

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/7/2000 Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
District: 20B Residence: Winsted
Counties Represented: Carver, McLeod, Wright
Occupation: Educator
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2001 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Education Policy
Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy
K-12 Education Finance
State Government Finance
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

81st Legislative Session (1999-2000)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1998 Term of Office: 1/5/1999 to 1/2/2001
District: 20B Residence: Lester Prairie
Counties Represented: Carver, McLeod, Wright
Occupation: Educator
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Education Policy
Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy
K-12 Education Finance
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

80th Legislative Session (1997-1998)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1996 Term of Office: 1/7/1997 to 1/4/1999
District: 20B Residence: Lester Prairie
Counties Represented: Carver, McLeod, Wright
Occupation: High School Teacher, Holy Trinity High School, Winsted
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Agriculture
Education
Education Subcommittee: Facilities
Education Subcommittee: K-12 Education Finance Division
Education Subcommittee: K-12 Education Finance Division-Government Efficiency and Oversight
Labor-Management Relations

Articles & Books About
Riley, Celeste. "Kielkucki Examines Issues Through a Moral Lens." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, March 14, 1997, p. 19.




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