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Bills, Kurt Patrick

House 2011-2012 (District 37B)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Dakota

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 1/8/1970
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
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City of Residence (when first elected): Rosemount
Occupation (when first elected): Economics Teacher and Coach, Rosemount High School/Small Business Owner, Daycare

EDUCATION

Wisconsin High Schools; Secondary;
Winona State University; B.A.; U.S. History
Winona State University; B.S.; Secondary Social Studies Education
Winona State University; M.A.; Education

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Council/Aldermen: Rosemount, Minnesota (City Council Member); 01/2009 to 01/2011 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Cindy (married around 1995)
Children: Four children: Kyla, Cassandra, and Olivia (3 daughters); Hayden (1 son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was raised in a rural area near Sauk City/Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin.

He ran successfully for Republican party endorsement for the United States Senate seat in the 2012 election. He won the primary election but lost the general election to Sen. Amy Klobuchar.

He was a former head coach of the Rosemount High School wrestling team.

He was a member of Christ Church in Apple Valley, Minnesota.

Religion provided by his 2010 Campaign Website.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 37B
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Rosemount
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Economics Teacher and Coach, Rosemount High School/Small Business Owner, Daycare
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2011 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Cook, Mike. "Wanting to Go to Washington." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, April 6, 2012, p. 18.

Cook, Mike. "Leading by Example." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 28, 2011, p. 19.



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