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Tillberry, Tom


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Fridley, MN

House 2007-2012 (District 51B)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Anoka, Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/4/1964 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Waukesha, Wisconsin Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Christian
City of Residence (when first elected):  Fridley

Occupation (when first elected):  Educator; High School Counselor, Roseville Area High School/Former Admissions Counselor, Winona State University

EDUCATION

Winona High School; Secondary;
Winona State University; B.A.; Political Science
Winona State University; M.A.; Counseling

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/AdministrationFridley, Minnesota (School Board Member, Treasurer)Elected??/??/2005 to ??/??/2006

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Kimberly "Kim"
Children: Two children: Paul (son), Kendra (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsement in House District 41A in the 2012 primary election. He lost the endorsement to Connie Bernardy.

Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.

Legislative Session: 87th (2011-2012)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
District: 51B Residence: Fridley
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Educator, Teacher
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Commerce and Regulatory Reform Minutes
Education Reform Minutes
Taxes Minutes
Session Notes: He only served on the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee until February 22, 2011. He switched to the Education Reform Committee on that same date.

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: 51B Residence: Fridley
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Educator; School Counselor, Roseville Area High School
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  
Committees:
Finance Subcommittee: K-12 Education Finance Division Minutes
Taxes Minutes
Taxes Subcommittee: Property and Local Sales Tax Division Minutes
Ways and Means 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: 51B Residence: Fridley
Counties Represented: Anoka, Ramsey
Occupation: Educator; High School Counselor, Roseville Area High School/Former Admissions Counselor, Winona State University
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Commerce and Labor Minutes
E-12 Education Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division Minutes
Taxes Minutes

Audio/Video
Session Interview (Video) 2008 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2007 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Simpson, Mia. "Passion for Education: Tillberry Goes From School Board to Statehouse." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 26, 2007, p. 17.




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