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Krinkie, Philip B. "Phil"

House 1991-2006 (District 53A)

Party when first elected:  Independent Republican

Counties Served:  Anoka, Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/3/1950 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Maplewood, Minnesota Birth County: Ramsey Birth Country: United States
Other Names: Phil
Gender:  Male Religion:  Lutheran
City of Residence (when first elected):  Shoreview

Occupation (when first elected):  Businessman; Owner, The Snelling Company, Heating and Air Conditioning

EDUCATION

Minnehaha Academy High School; Secondary;
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; B.A.; Urban Studies, 1975

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Legislative StaffMinnesota House of Representatives (House Intern) ??/??/1975 to ??/??/197?
State Board/Commission/CouncilMinnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees (At-Large, Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty)Appointed06/??/2010 to ??/??/20??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Mary Ramsey Krinkie (appointed to the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities by Governor Tim Pawlenty in 2004)
Children: One child: Elizabeth (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives twice before he won in the 1990 election. ("Election was 'Realization of a Dream' for Krinkie." Session Weekly, February 22, 1991, p. 15.)

He sought and lost the Republican party endorsement to Michele Bachmann for the 6th Congressional House District race in May 2006.

He ran unsuccessfully as the Republican party endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2006 election. His opponent, Paul Gardner, defeated him by only 55 votes so an automatic recount occurred. The recount confirmed that Paul Gardner had won, by 51 votes.

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.


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Map of Shoreview
Shoreview, MN
Total Days Served: 5839

SESSIONS SERVED

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/2004 Term of Office: 1/4/2005 to 1/2/2007
District: 53A Residence: Shoreview
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Small Business Owner, The Snelling Company, Heating and Air Conditioning
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2005 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
State Government Finance Minutes
Taxes (Chair) Minutes
Taxes Subcommittee: Property and Local Tax 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: 53A Residence: Shoreview
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Small Business Owner, The Snelling Company, Heating and Air Conditioning
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2003 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Capital Investment (Chair)
Education Finance
Education Policy
Ways and Means
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/7/2000 Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
District: 53A Residence: Shoreview
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Small Business Owner, The Snelling Company, Heating and Air Conditioning
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2001 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2001 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
State Government Finance (Chair)
Taxes
Ways and Means

81st Legislative Session (1999-2000)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1998 Term of Office: 1/5/1999 to 1/2/2001
District: 53A Residence: Shoreview
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Small Business Owner, The Snelling Company, Heating and Air Conditioning
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Capital Investment
Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy
State Government Finance (Chair)
Ways and Means

80th Legislative Session (1997-1998)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1996 Term of Office: 1/7/1997 to 1/4/1999
District: 53A Residence: Shoreview
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Small Business Owner, The Snelling Company, Heating and Air Conditioning
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Economic Development and International Trade
Economic Development and International Trade Subcommittee: Economic Development
Governmental Operations
Governmental Operations Subcommittee: Government Structures, Reform and Efficiency
Governmental Operations Subcommittee: State Government Finance Division
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
Ways and Means

79th Legislative Session (1995-1996)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1994 Term of Office: 1/3/1995 to 1/6/1997
District: 53A Residence: Shoreview
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Small Business Owner, The Snelling Company, Heating and Air Conditioning
Party: Independent Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs Subcommittee: Metropolitan Government
Taxes
Taxes Subcommittee: Sales and Income Tax Division
Transportation and Transit
Transportation and Transit Subcommittee: Transportation Regulation
Ways and Means
Ways and Means Subcommittee: Government Efficiency and Oversight Division

78th Legislative Session (1993-1994)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1992 Term of Office: 1/5/1993 to 1/2/1995
District: 53A Residence: Shoreview
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Small Business Owner, The Snelling Company, Heating and Air Conditioning
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Governmental Operations and Gambling
Governmental Operations and Gambling Subcommittee: Administrative Rules
Governmental Operations and Gambling Subcommittee: State Government Finance Division
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs Subcommittee: Metropolitan Government
Taxes
Transportation and Transit

77th Legislative Session (1991-1992)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/6/1990 Term of Office: 1/8/1991 to 1/4/1993
District: 53A Residence: Shoreview
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Businessman; Owner, The Snelling Company, Heating and Air Conditioning
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Energy
Governmental Operations
Governmental Operations Subcommittee: Personnel
Labor-Management Relations
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Articles & Books About
"Election was 'Realization of a Dream' for Krinkie." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, February 22, 1991, p. 15.




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