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Olin, David M. "Dave"


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Map of Thief River Falls
Thief River Falls, MN

House 2007-2010 (District 1A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Roseau

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1947 Date of Death: 
Birth Place:  Birth County:  Birth Country:
Other Names: Dave
Gender:  Male Religion:  Lutheran
City of Residence (when first elected):  Thief River Falls

Occupation (when first elected):  Attorney

EDUCATION

Ada High School; Secondary;
Concordia College, Moorhead; B.A.; Political Science and History
University of Minnesota, Law School; J.D.; 1972

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County AttorneyPennington County, MinnesotaElected??/??/1974 to ??/??/2006

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Muriel
Children: Two children: (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was raised on a farm north of Ada, Minnesota. He moved to Thief River Falls, Minnesota around 1972.

He had been a member of the Republican Party before he ran for the Minnesota Legislature. He switched to the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party around 2003.

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2007-2008.

Legislative Session: 86th (2009-2010)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/4/2008 Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
District: 01A Residence: Thief River Falls
Counties Represented: Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Roseau
Occupation: Attorney
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Minutes
Civil Justice Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Public Safety Finance Division Minutes
Public Safety Policy and Oversight Minutes
Public Safety Policy and Oversight Subcommittee: Crime Victims/Criminal Records Division Minutes

Legislative Session: 85th (2007-2008)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/7/2006 Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
District: 01A Residence: Thief River Falls
Counties Represented: Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Roseau
Occupation: Attorney
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Environment and Natural Resources Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Public Safety Finance Division Minutes
Public Safety and Civil Justice Minutes
Public Safety and Civil Justice Subcommittee: Crime Victims Minutes

Audio/Video
Session Interview (Video) 2007 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Green, Craig. "Making a Move: After 32 Years in One Role, Olin Move to House." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 26, 2007, p. 17.




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