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Weaver, Jr., Charlie


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Map of Champlin
Champlin, MN

House 1989-98 (District 49A)

Party when first elected:  Independent Republican

Counties Served:  Anoka, Hennepin, Wright

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/14/1957 Date of Death: 
Birth Place:  Birth County:  Birth Country:
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Lutheran
City of Residence (when first elected):  Champlin

Occupation (when first elected):  Attorney, Criminal Prosecutor

EDUCATION

Anoka High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1976
University of Oregon; B.S.; Political Science, 1981
University of Minnesota, Law School; J.D.; 1984

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County AttorneyAnoka County, Minnesota (Prosecutor) ??/??/1991 to ??/??/1998
State AgencyMinnesota Department of Public Safety (Commissioner)Appointed01/04/1999 to ??/??/2002
State Governor StaffMinnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty's Office (Chief of Staff) ??/??/2002 to 11/14/2003

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Single (when first elected); Julie (first listed in 1991)
Children: Three children: Chaz, Sam, and Maren
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Charles R. Weaver, Sr.  - Father
John L. Weaver  - Uncle

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully as the Republican party endorsed candidate for Minnesota Attorney General in the 1998 election. He lost to Mike Hatch.

He was named executive director of the Minnesota Business Partnership effective November 17, 2003.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Anoka, Minnesota.

Religion provided by a newspaper article.

Legislative Session: 80th (1997-1998)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1996 Term of Office: 1/7/1997 to 1/4/1999
District: 49A Residence: Anoka
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Criminal Prosecutor
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Education
Education Subcommittee: K-12 Education Finance Division
Judiciary
Judiciary Subcommittee: Civil and Family Law Division
Judiciary Subcommittee: DWI
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader

Legislative Session: 79th (1995-1996)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1994 Term of Office: 1/3/1995 to 1/6/1997
District: 49A Residence: Anoka
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Criminal Prosecutor
Party: Independent Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Education
Education Subcommittee: K-12 Education Finance Division
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs Subcommittee: Metropolitan Government
Rules and Legislative Administration
Rules and Legislative Administration Subcommittee: Administration
Ways and Means
Ways and Means Subcommittee: Government Efficiency and Oversight Division
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader

Legislative Session: 78th (1993-1994)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1992 Term of Office: 1/5/1993 to 1/2/1995
District: 49A Residence: Anoka
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Criminal Prosecutor
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Education
Education Subcommittee: K-12 Education Finance Division
Education Subcommittee: K-12 Education Finance Division-Education Reform
Education Subcommittee: K-12 Education Finance Division-Facilities
Environment and Natural Resources
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs Subcommittee: Metropolitan Council
Ways and Means
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader

Legislative Session: 77th (1991-1992)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/6/1990 Term of Office: 1/8/1991 to 1/4/1993
District: 49A Residence: Champlin
Counties Represented: Anoka, Hennepin, Wright
Occupation: Attorney, Criminal Prosecutor
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Education
Education Subcommittee: Education Finance Division
Education Subcommittee: Joint Senate/House Libraries
Environment and Natural Resources
Environment and Natural Resources Subcommittee: Game and Fish
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Legislative Session: 76th (1989-1990)   Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1988 Term of Office: 1/3/1989 to 1/7/1991
District: 49A Residence: Champlin
Counties Represented: Anoka, Hennepin, Wright
Occupation: Attorney, Criminal Prosecutor
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
Education
Education Subcommittee: Education Finance Division
Education Subcommittee: Joint Senate/House Library
Environment and Natural Resources
Environment and Natural Resources Subcommittee: Game and Fish
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs Subcommittee: Local Government and Structures

Articles & Books About
Martin, Grant. "Five-Term Legislator Seeks Control Over His Own Destiny." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, March 20, 1998, p. 17.




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