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Vogel, Bruce

House 2011-2012 (District 13B)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Kandiyohi


Date of Birth: 12/24/1958 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Minnesota Birth County: Murray Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Assemblies of God
City of Residence (when first elected):  Willmar

Occupation (when first elected):  Business, Real Estate Agent/Former Youth Minister/Former Independent Contractor


Tracy High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1977
Alexandria Vocational-Technical Institute; Vocational-Technical School;
Bethel College, St. Paul; Attended College;



Spouse: Jeanne (married around 1982)
Children: Four children: Stephanie, Annie, Bobby and Stephen
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He was raised on a family farm near Currie, Minnesota.

He was a varsity high school baseball coach for 8 years and a soccer coach for 4 years at Central Minnesota Christian School of Prinsburg.

He was a member of the Willmar Assembly of God Church.

Religion provided by his 2010 campaign website.

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Map of Willmar
Willmar, MN
Total Days Served: 735


87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
District: 13B Residence: Willmar
Counties Represented: Kandiyohi
Occupation: Business, Real Estate Agent/Former Youth Minister/Former Independent Contractor
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2012 1st Sp.S. - Author
Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance Minutes
Higher Education Policy and Finance Minutes
Judiciary Policy and Finance (Became a Subcommittee of Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance in 2012) Minutes
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Subcommittee: Judiciary Policy and Finance (Was a Full Committee in 2011) Minutes
Transportation Policy and Finance Minutes

Session Interview (Video) 2011 House Interview

Articles & Books About
Busse, Nick. "A Reformer in the House." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 14, 2011, p. 15.

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