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Stern, Irving M. "Irv"

Senate 1979-82 (District 41)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 11/6/1928
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Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Irv
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Louis Park
Occupation (when first elected): Businessman

EDUCATION

Roosevelt University; Attended College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Mayor: St. Louis Park, Minnesota (City Mayor); 1977 to 1979

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Louise N. Gordon (divorced in 1989)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Special Legislative Concerns: energy, tax reform, business climate, environment, transportation, government efficiency, human services.

Total Days Served: 1275

SESSIONS SERVED

72nd Legislative Session (1981-1982)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 41
Elected: 11/4/1980
Residence: Saint Louis Park
Term of Office: 1/6/1981 to 1/3/1983
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Businessman
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
  • Commerce
  • Commerce: Banking (Chair)
  • Commerce: Publicly Regulated Industries
  • Health, Welfare and Corrections
  • Local Government and Urban Affairs
  • Transportation
  • Transportation: Transit

71st Legislative Session (1979-1980) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 41
Elected: 6/19/1979
Residence: Saint Louis Park
Term of Office: 7/9/1979 to 1/5/1981 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Businessman
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources: Fish and Wild Life
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources: Public Land and Water Resources
  • Energy and Housing
  • Energy and Housing: Energy
  • Energy and Housing: Replenishable Fuel-1980
  • Transportation
  • Transportation: Transit
  • Transportation: Transportation Policy
Archive Collections
Irving M. Stern Papers, 1979-1982 - Available in the Minnesota Historical Society's Collections.

The Minnesota Legislative Reference Library has collected newspaper articles on legislators since 1973. They are available in the Library.