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Rosenthal, Paul

House 2009-2010 (District 41B); House 2013-2018 (District 49B)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/29/1960
Birth Place: , New York
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Edina
Occupation (when first elected): Professional International Currency Trader/Partner, ADRZ, Nonprofit Development Group to Save Endangered Historic Buildings

EDUCATION

Public Schools; Elementary School;
Verde Valley High School; Secondary;
New York University; B.A.; Metropolitan Studies and Urban Planning

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Elizabeth "Liz" McCall Rosenthal
Children: Two children: Jack and Eddy (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota around 1991.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2006.

He was a member of Temple Israel in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota, The Directory, 2009-2010.

Total Days Served: 2795

SESSIONS SERVED

90th Legislative Session (2017-2018)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 49B
Elected: 11/8/2016
Residence: Edina
Term of Office: 1/3/2017 to 9/5/2018 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Foreign Currency Trader
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2017 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Commerce & Regulatory Reform Minutes
  • State Government Finance: Veterans Affairs Division Minutes
  • Transportation Finance Minutes
Reason for unfinished term: Resigned

89th Legislative Session (2015-2016)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 49B
Elected: 11/4/2014
Residence: Edina
Term of Office: 1/6/2015 to 1/2/2017
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Foreign Currency Trader
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2015 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Aging & Long-Term Care Policy Minutes
  • Higher Education Policy & Finance Minutes
  • Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy & Finance Minutes

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 49B
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: Edina
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Foreign Currency Trader
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2013 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 41B
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: Edina
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Professional International Currency Trader/Partner, ADRZ, Nonprofit Development Group to Save Endangered Historic Buildings
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Finance: Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division Minutes
  • Finance: Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Transportation Finance and Policy Division: Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division Minutes
  • Public Safety Policy and Oversight Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2013 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2009 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Busse, Nick. "Making a Difference, Rosenthal Decided to Get Involved." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 23, 2009, p. 17.



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