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Kraus, Ron

House 1995-98 (District 27A)

Party when first elected:  Independent Republican

Counties Served:  Freeborn

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/13/1956
Birth Place: Waltham, Minnesota
Birth County: Mower
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Albert Lea
Occupation (when first elected): Business Owner, Kraus Foods; Convenience Stores and Dairy Queens, Minnesota and Iowa

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota, Duluth; Attended College; Business/Political Science
St. Mary's College, Winona; Attended College;
Mankato State University; Attended College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Board/Commission: Albert Lea, Minnesota (Planning Commission); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Kathy
Children: Two children: John and Chad (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

80th Legislative Session (1997-1998)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 27A
Elected: 11/5/1996
Residence: Albert Lea
Term of Office: 1/7/1997 to 1/4/1999
Counties Represented: Freeborn
Occupation: Business Owner, Kraus Foods; Convenience Stores and Dairy Queens, Minnesota and Iowa
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
  • Taxes
  • Taxes: Property Tax and Tax Increment Financing Division

79th Legislative Session (1995-1996)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 27A
Elected: 11/8/1994
Residence: Albert Lea
Term of Office: 1/3/1995 to 1/6/1997
Counties Represented: Freeborn
Occupation: Business Owner, Kraus Foods; Convenience Stores and Dairy Queens, Minnesota and Iowa
Party: Independent Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture: Agriculture Finance and Rural Development
  • Commerce, Tourism and Consumer Affairs
  • Commerce, Tourism and Consumer Affairs: Real Estate and Commerce
  • Education
  • Education: University of Minnesota Finance Division