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Nysether, Myron E.

House 1979-82 (District 1A)

Party when first elected:  Independent Republican

Counties Served:  Beltrami, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Roseau

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 9/??/1945
Birth Place:
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Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Roseau
Occupation (when first elected): Clergy, Ross Lutheran Parish

EDUCATION

Skagit Valley College; A.A.;
Western Washington State College; B.A.; Political Science
Luther Theological Seminary; M.Div.;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Army (4 years); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Jeanne
Children: Two children: Kenneth and Nathan
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was a member of the National Political Science Honor Society.

Religion provided by 1981-82 Official Directory of the Minnesota Legislature.

Total Days Served: 1462

SESSIONS SERVED

72nd Legislative Session (1981-1982)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01A
Elected: 11/4/1980
Residence: Roseau
Term of Office: 1/6/1981 to 1/3/1983
Counties Represented: Beltrami, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Roseau
Occupation: Parish Pastor, Ross Lutheran Parish
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Environment and Natural Resources: Recreation and Open Space
  • Judiciary
  • Judiciary: Judicial Administration
  • Regulated Industries
  • Transportation
  • Transportation: Safety

71st Legislative Session (1979-1980)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01A
Elected: 11/7/1978
Residence: Roseau
Term of Office: 1/3/1979 to 1/5/1981
Counties Represented: Beltrami, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Roseau
Occupation: Clergy, Ross Lutheran Parish
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice: Juvenile, Criminal Law and Procedures
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Energy and Utilities: Alternative Energy Systems
  • Environment and Natural Resources
Session Notes: His margin of victory over Art M. Braun was only 38 votes so an automatic recount occurred. After the recount he was declared the winner by 44 votes.
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