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Harrington, John M.

Senate 2011-2012 (District 67)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Ramsey


Date of Birth: ??/??/1956 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Catholic, Zen Buddhism Reported Minority:   Black
City of Residence (when first elected):  Saint Paul

Occupation (when first elected):  Teacher, Manager; Metropolitan State University/Former St. Paul Police Department Chief


Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; B.A.;
College of St. Thomas; M.A.; Master of Arts in Education - Public Safety, 1985


Municipal GovernmentSt. Paul, Minnesota (Police Department, Beat Cop; Police Chief, July 2004-June 2010) ??/??/1977 to 06/30/2010
State Board/Commission/CouncilMetro Transit Police Chief (Metropolitan Council) 09/04/2012 to ??/??/????


Spouse: Sarah Walker (Partner)
Children: Seven children: Mark, Amanda, Stephanie, Mike, Jessica, Jennifer, and John Benjamin
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


Special Legislative Concerns: public safety, education, employment.

He attended St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minnesota and Clouds in Water Zen Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota, The Directory, 2011-2012.

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Saint Paul, MN
Total Days Served: 609


87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 9/3/2012 (unfinished term)
District: 67 Residence: Saint Paul
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Teacher, Manager; Metropolitan State University/Former St. Paul Police Department Chief
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Environment and Natural Resources
Judiciary and Public Safety
Local Government and Elections
Rules and Administration Subcommittee: Ethical Conduct
Rules and Administration Subcommittee: Redistricting
Reason for unfinished term: Appointed to other office

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