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Meslow, Doug

House 2003-2006 (District 53B)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 7/25/1959
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): White Bear Lake
Occupation (when first elected): Attorney, Prosecutor

EDUCATION

St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota; B.A.; 1981, Political Science
University of Minnesota, Law School; J.D.; 1984

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/Administration: White Bear Lake, Minnesota (School Board, 7 years); [Dates Unknown]
Judge: 10th Judicial District, Minnesota; 2007 to 2??? [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Jenny
Children: Two children: Peter (died in 2005, while he was in office) and Scott (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

We were told that Christian Von Wald may have been Doug Meslow's great great grandfather. We haven't been able to verify it though.

He played football while at St. Olaf College.

He served as a high school football referee for over 20 years.

Total Days Served: 1457

SESSIONS SERVED

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 53B
Elected: 11/2/2004
Residence: White Bear Lake
Term of Office: 1/4/2005 to 1/2/2007
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Attorney
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2005 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:

83rd Legislative Session (2003-2004)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 53B
Elected: 11/5/2002
Residence: White Bear Lake
Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 1/3/2005
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Attorney, Prosecutor
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2003 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2003 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Lonergan, Tom. "Right at Home: After Years as a Prosecutor, Referee, and School Board Member, Meslow's Career Brings Him to St. Paul." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, March 14, 2003, p. 22.



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