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Van Engen, Tom

House 1994-96 (District 15A)

Party when first elected:  Independent Republican

Counties Served:  Kandiyohi

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1954 (uncertain)
Birth Place:
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Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Spicer
Occupation (when first elected): Licensed Social Worker, Kandiyohi County Family Services

EDUCATION

Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa; B.A.; Psychology, 1979

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Government: Kandiyohi County, Minnesota (Licensed Social Worker, Chemical Dependency; Kandiyohi County Family Services); 19?? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Rose
Children: Three children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1992 election.

Religion provided by Session Weekly, March 11, 1994, p. 16.

Total Days Served: 1056

SESSIONS SERVED

79th Legislative Session (1995-1996)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 15A
Elected: 11/8/1994
Residence: Spicer
Term of Office: 1/3/1995 to 1/6/1997
Counties Represented: Kandiyohi
Occupation: Licensed Social Worker, Kandiyohi County Family Services
Party: Independent Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Ethics
  • Health and Human Services
  • Health and Human Services: MinnesotaCare Finance Division
  • Judiciary
  • Judiciary: Data Practices

78th Legislative Session (1993-1994)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 15A
Elected: 2/8/1994
Residence: Spicer
Term of Office: 2/16/1994 to 1/2/1995 (Special Election)
Counties Represented: Kandiyohi
Occupation: Licensed Social Worker, Kandiyohi County Family Services
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
  • Health and Human Services
  • Health and Human Services: Human Services Finance Division
  • Judiciary
  • Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
Articles & Books About
"Van Engen's Vow Includes 'Telling it Like it is'." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, March 11, 1994, p. 16.



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