House 1977-78 (District 45A); House 1983-92 (District 47A); Senate 1997-2002 (District 47); Senate 2003-2011 (District 46)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
Date of Death:
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
St. Louis Park High School; Secondary;
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; B.A.; German and English
William Mitchell College of Law; J.D.;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
U.S. Executive Branch:
United States Peace Corps (Asmara, Ethiopia; Taught English);
196? to 196?
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota Bicentennial Task Force);
1975 to 1976
Dean E. Scheid (when first elected, no longer listed in 1989)
Two children: Scott Denver, and Kristofer (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: public school funding, property tax reform, parent involvement in student learning, crime prevention, health care, elections and ethics issues, jobs and economic development, election and ethics issues, E-16 education, funding for roads and transit, business.
She ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1974, and 1978 elections.
She died from ovarian cancer at her home in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the Natural Resources Defense Council's State Directories 2005.