House 1981-82 (District 63A); House 1983-94 (District 64A)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Former Name: Osborne
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Early Childhood Educator
South Dakota State College; Attended College;
Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota; B.S.; Education, 1959
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
St. Paul, Minnesota (Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, Co-Chair);
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Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Her grandfather, Tom Osborne, served in the Nebraska State Legislature in the 1940s.
"Vellenga was the first non-male, non-Catholic, abortion-rights-supporting House member elected to her Macalester-Groveland neighborhood seat." (Star Tribune, October 20, 2013)