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Gaither, David C.


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Map of Plymouth
Plymouth, MN

Senate 2003-2005 (District 43)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/4/1957 Date of Death: 
Birth Place:  Birth County:  Birth Country:
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Plymouth

Occupation (when first elected):  Business Owner and Principal, Executive Search and Consulting Firm

EDUCATION

Wayzata High School; Secondary;
University of Minnesota; Attended College; Economics

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Governor StaffMinnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty's Office (Chief of Staff) 09/??/2005 to 12/??/2006

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Susan
Children: Three children: Ben (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Special Legislative Concerns: education, transportation, natural resources, business, taxation.

He ran unsuccessfully as the Republican party endorsed candidate for Minnesota Senate District 44 in the 2012 election.

Total Days Served: 989

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 84th (2005-2006) (second half of Senate term)   Session Details term photo
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Body: Senate Elected: 11/5/2002 Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 9/21/2005 (unfinished term)
District: 43 Residence: Plymouth
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Business Owner and Principal, Executive Search and Consulting Firm
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  
Committees:
Capital Investment
Commerce
Commerce Subcommittee: Liquor
Finance Subcommittee: K-12 Education Budget Division
Jobs, Energy and Community Development
Jobs, Energy and Community Development Subcommittee: Economic Development and Tourism
Jobs, Energy and Community Development Subcommittee: Telecommunications and Technology
Reason for unfinished term: Resigned
Session Notes: He resigned in 2005 to become Governor Tim Pawlenty's third Chief of Staff.

Legislative Session: 83rd (2003-2004)   Session Details term photo
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Body: Senate Elected: 11/5/2002 Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 9/21/2005 (unfinished term)
District: 43 Residence: Plymouth
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Business Owner and Principal, Executive Search and Consulting Firm
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Capital Investment
Commerce and Utilities-2003/Commerce-2004
Commerce and Utilities-2003/Commerce-2004 Subcommittee: Liquor
Commerce and Utilities-2003/Commerce-2004 Subcommittee: Telecommunications and Technology
Finance Subcommittee: Early Childhood-Grade 12 Education Budget Division-2003/K-12 Education Budget Division-2004
Jobs, Housing and Community Development-2003/Jobs, Energy and Community Development-2004
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader
Reason for unfinished term: Resigned
Session Notes: He was a member of the Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee in 2004 only.

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