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Thompson, Mark

House 2001-2002 (District 46A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/4/1960
Birth Place: Minnesota
Birth County: Hennepin
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): New Hope
Occupation (when first elected): Educator; 8th Grade Government Teacher, Minnetonka Middle School West

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota; B.A.; Studied in Nigeria for a Year

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Army; 19?? to ?
Municipal Council/Aldermen: New Hope, Minnesota (City Council); 1999 to 2000 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Patricia "Patty"
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He grew up in south Minneapolis and St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

Total Days Served: 734

SESSIONS SERVED

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 46A
Elected: 11/7/2000
Residence: New Hope
Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Educator; 8th Grade Government Teacher, Minnetonka Middle School West
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy
  • State Government Finance
Session Notes: His margin of victory over Lynne Osterman was only 67 votes so an automatic recount occurred. After the recount he was declared the winner by 65 votes.
Articles & Books About
Stahl, Theresa. "Inside Scoop." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 19, 2001, p. 18.



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