House 1969-72 (District 53A)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Social Studies Teacher; Royalton High School, Minnesota
Washington High School, Brainerd; Secondary; Graduate, 1962
St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota; Attended College; 1962
University of Minnesota; B.A.; Political Science, 1966
St. Cloud State College; Attended Graduate School; Education
University of Maryland, College Park; Attended Graduate School; Public Administration and Public Policy Formation
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission:
United States Senate (Staff Assistant to United States Senator Walter F. Mondale);
??/??/1966 to ??/??/1968
6th Congressional District, Minnesota;
01/03/1975 to 01/03/1981
Minnesota World Trade Center (President);
??/??/1987 to ??/??/1994
8th Congressional District, Minnesota;
??/??/2013 to ??/??/????
Three children: Leah Marie (daughter); Michael, and John (born while he was in office), (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Martin J. McGowan, Jr.
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
He ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor endorsed candidate for the 6th Congressional District seat in the United States House of Representatives in the 1972 election.
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1969-70.