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McDonald, Joe

House 2011-2012 (District 19B); House 2013-Present (District 29A)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin, Wright

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1966 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Watertown, Minnesota Birth County: Carver Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Catholic
City of Residence (when first elected):  Delano

Occupation (when first elected):  Master Photographer/Owner

EDUCATION

Hennepin Technical College; A.A.; Photography
Masters Degree; Photography, 2003; Craftsman Degree, 2008

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/AdministrationDelano, Minnesota (School Board Member) ??/??/19?? to ??/??/????
Municipal Council/AldermenDelano, Minnesota (City Council) ??/??/2001 to ??/??/2006
Municipal MayorDelano, Minnesota (City Mayor) ??/??/2007 to ??/??/2010

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Rachel
Children: Three children: Alex, Jacob, and Aiden (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Kenneth James McDonald  - Father

GENERAL NOTES

He was of Irish ancestry.

He was raised in Watertown, Minnesota.

He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, in Delano, Minnesota.

Religion provided by his 2010 campaign website.


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Map of Delano
Delano, MN
Total Days Served: 1366

SESSIONS SERVED

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/6/2012 Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
District: 29A Residence: Delano
Counties Represented: Hennepin, Wright
Occupation: Master Photographer/Owner
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Education Finance Minutes
Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
Legacy Minutes

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
District: 19B Residence: Delano
Counties Represented: Hennepin, Wright
Occupation: Master Photographer/Owner
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
Health and Human Services Reform Minutes
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Minutes
Taxes Subcommittee: Property and Local Tax Division Minutes

Audio/Video
Session Interview (Video) 2011 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Hegarty, Sue. "Snapshot of Delano Leader." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 21, 2011, p. 17.




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