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Westfall, Robert L. "Bob"

House 1997-2000 (District 9B)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Becker, Clay, Otter Tail, Wilkin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/6/1935
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: Bob
City of Residence (when first elected): Rothsay
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

High School; Secondary;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/Administration: Rothsay, Minnesota (School Board Member); 197? to 19??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Darlene
Children: Four children: (at least 1 son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota Senate in the 1990 election.

He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1992 and 1994 elections.

Total Days Served: 1457

SESSIONS SERVED

81st Legislative Session (1999-2000)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 09B
Elected: 11/3/1998
Residence: Rothsay
Term of Office: 1/5/1999 to 1/2/2001
Counties Represented: Becker, Clay, Otter Tail, Wilkin
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture Policy
  • Environment and Natural Resources Finance
  • Environment and Natural Resources Policy
  • Jobs and Economic Development Policy

80th Legislative Session (1997-1998)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 09B
Elected: 11/5/1996
Residence: Rothsay
Term of Office: 1/7/1997 to 1/4/1999
Counties Represented: Becker, Clay, Otter Tail, Wilkin
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance
  • General Legislation, Veterans Affairs and Elections
  • General Legislation, Veterans Affairs and Elections: Veterans Affairs
Articles & Books About
Compton, Steve. "For Westfall Fewer Laws Can Often Be a Better Solution." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, February 28, 1997, p. 17.



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