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Schwab, Grace Elizabeth
Senate 2001-2002 (District 27)
Party when first elected: Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: Not Reported
Former Name: Stabell
|Alternate Spelling of Last Name: Keliher|
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
New Ulm High School; Secondary; 1981
Mankato State University; B.S.; 1986
Mankato State University; Attended Graduate School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Chicano Latino Affairs Council (Board of Directors);
Albert Lea, Minnesota (10 years);
Steven Ray Schwab (while in office, divorced in 2005); Thomas "Tom" Eugene Keliher (remarried in July 2008, after she left office)
Three children (while in office), Four stepchildren (after she left office): Gracie, Katelyn, and Eric; Mike Keliher, Andy Keliher, Matt Keliher, and Katie Keliher (stepchildren)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: education, agriculture, transportation.
She ran unsuccessfully as the Republican party endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Senate in the 2002 election. Her opponent, Dan Sparks, defeated her by so few votes that an automatic recount occurred. The recount confirmed that Dan Sparks had won by 5 - 7 votes.
82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)
Residence: Albert Lea
Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
Education Subcommittee: Early Childhood-Grade 12 Education Budget Division
Education Subcommittee: Workforce Education
Taxes Subcommittee: Income and Sales Tax Budget Division
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