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Lindahl, Bruce

House 1965-66 (District 48); House 1967-70 (District 44B)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1919
Birth Place: Brookings, South Dakota
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: 12/21/2014
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Science Teacher

EDUCATION

Crosby-Ironton High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of Minnesota; B.S.;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: United States Army Air Corps/Forces (World War II, European and Pacific Theatres); 1940 to 1945

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Constance
Children: Three children: Laurie, Mary, and Marcia (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

"His contemporaries remembered him as part of an early wave of teachers who spent the 1960s becoming more active in campaigns and the labor movement. He also served as vice president of the Minnesota AFL-CIO." ("Bruce Lindahl, activist from St. Paul's East Side, dies." Pioneer Press, December 24, 2014)

Total Days Served: 2191

SESSIONS SERVED

66th Legislative Session (1969-1970)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 44B
Elected: 11/5/1968
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/7/1969 to 1/4/1971
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Science and Mathematics Teacher
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Cities of the First Class
  • Employee Compensation and Retirements
  • General Legislation, Veterans, and Consumer Affairs
  • Higher Education
  • Insurance

65th Legislative Session (1967-1968)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 44B
Elected: 11/8/1966
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/3/1967 to 1/6/1969
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Science Teacher
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Cities of the First Class
  • Employees Compensation
  • Insurance and Securities
  • Metropolitan and Urban Affairs
  • Motor Vehicles

64th Legislative Session (1965-1966)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 48
Elected: 11/3/1964
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/5/1965 to 1/2/1967
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Science Teacher
Party: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Committees:
  • Employees Compensation
  • Insurance
  • Metropolitan and Urban Affairs
  • Reapportionment
Articles & Books About
Melo, Frederick. "Bruce Lindahl, activist from St. Paul's East Side, dies." Pioneer Press, December 24, 2014