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Benedict, Robert M.

Senate 1977-80 (District 38)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 8/8/1950
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Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Bloomington
Occupation (when first elected): President, Resource Development Consultants

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota; College Graduate; 1972

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Mayor: Bloomington, Minnesota; 1973 to 1976 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Pauline
Children: One child: Jason
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was the founder of Teen Corps America in 1967.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

71st Legislative Session (1979-1980) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 38
Elected: 11/2/1976
Residence: Bloomington
Term of Office: 1/4/1977 to 1/5/1981
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: President, Resource Development Consultants
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources: Agriculture
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources: Environmental Protection
  • Energy and Housing
  • Energy and Housing: Energy
  • Governmental Operations
  • Governmental Operations: Metropolitan Affairs-1979
  • Governmental Operations: Metropolitan Government-1980
  • Joint Agriculture and Natural Resources/Health, Welfare and Corrections: Nutrition (Chair)

70th Legislative Session (1977-1978)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 38
Elected: 11/2/1976
Residence: Bloomington
Term of Office: 1/4/1977 to 1/5/1981
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: President, Resource Development Consultants
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources: Agriculture
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources: Environmental Protection
  • Energy and Housing
  • Energy and Housing: Energy
  • Governmental Operations
  • Governmental Operations: Metro Affairs
  • Local Government
Articles & Books By
Benedict, Robert M. The Possible Dream. T.S. Denison Co., 1972.



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