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Thompson, Loren Percy

House 1991-92 (District 10A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Becker, Otter Tail

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/28/1927
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 10/18/2015
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Waubun
Occupation (when first elected): Restaurant/Resort Owner

EDUCATION

St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa; B.A.; Physics
Boston University; Attended Graduate School; Strategic Planning

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Navy; [Dates Unknown]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Mossy May (Janie) Apple (married on October 8, 1946)
Children: Two children: David (son) and Diana (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota Senate in the 1986 election.

He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1988 election.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

77th Legislative Session (1991-1992)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 10A
Elected: 11/6/1990
Residence: Waubun
Term of Office: 1/8/1991 to 1/4/1993
Counties Represented: Becker, Otter Tail
Occupation: Restaurant/Resort Owner
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
  • Commerce
  • Economic Development
  • Economic Development: International Trade and Technology Division
  • Economic Development: Small Business (Chair)
  • Education
  • Education: Higher Education Division
  • Housing
  • Housing: Community Revitalization
  • Judiciary
Articles & Books About
"Loren Thompson (obituary)." DL-Online, October 25, 2015.

"Thompson Hopes to Spur Outstate Economy." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, February 08, 1991, p. 14.



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