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Kath, Kory

House 2009-2012 (District 26A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Steele, Waseca

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 7/28/1977 (uncertain) Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Meriden, Minnesota Birth County: Steele Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Lutheran
City of Residence (when first elected):  Owatonna

Occupation (when first elected):  High School Teacher; Economics and Political Science, Owatonna High School

EDUCATION

Gustavus Adolphus College; B.A.; Political Science and Secondary Education, 2000
Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minnesota; M.S.; Educational Leadership

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/CommissionUnited States Senate (Constituent Advocate for United States Senator Paul Wellstone) ??/??/???? to ??/??/????

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Melissa Helm (married on September 10, 2005)
Children: Two children: Norah and Brennan
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota, The Directory, 2009-2010.


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Map of Owatonna
Owatonna, MN
Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
District: 26A Residence: Owatonna
Counties Represented: Steele, Waseca
Occupation: High School Economics and Political Science Teacher
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance Minutes
Education Reform Minutes
State Government Finance Subcommittee: Veterans Services Division Minutes

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/4/2008 Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
District: 26A Residence: Owatonna
Counties Represented: Steele, Waseca
Occupation: High School Teacher; Economics and Political Science, Owatonna High School
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: State Government Finance Division Minutes
K-12 Education Policy and Oversight Minutes
Public Safety Policy and Oversight Minutes
Public Safety Policy and Oversight Subcommittee: Crime Victims/Criminal Records Division Minutes

Audio/Video
Session Interview (Video) 2009 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Busse, Nick. "A Political Education. After Years of Teaching About Politics, Kath Leads by Example." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 30, 2009, p. 14.




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