Senate 1981-86 (District 20)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Chippewa, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Swift, Yellow Medicine
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Reported Minority: None Reported
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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Attended College; St. Paul Campus (Didn't Graduate)
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Single (while in office); Susan Dosland (married in 1987)
Four children (after he left office): Paige, McKenzie, Benjamin, and William
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
William B. Dosland
Special Legislative Concerns: agriculture, taxes and business climate, education.
He ran unsuccessfully as the Independent Republican Party endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Senate in the 1986 election. His opponent, David J. Frederickson, defeated him by 45 votes so an automatic recount occurred. The recount confirmed that David J. Frederickson had won.
Religion provided by his daughter.