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Lillie, Leon M.

House 2005-2012 (District 55A); House 2013-Present (District 43B)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Ramsey, Washington

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1961
Birth Place:
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): North Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Airline Employee; Baggage Handler and Ramp Agent, Northwest Airlines

EDUCATION

North High School; Secondary;
Nottingham University, England;
Luther College, Decorah, Iowa; B.S.; Political Science

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

County Board/Commissioner: Ramsey County, Minnesota (Ran the Office for County Commissioner Hal Norgard); [Dates Unknown]
Municipal Council/Aldermen: North Saint Paul, Minnesota (City Council); 1995 to 2004 [Elected]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Missy
Children: Three children: Taylor, Mikhail, and Krystin
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Ted H. Lillie  - Brother

GENERAL NOTES

He was of Norwegian ancestry.

His family owns the Lillie Suburban Newspapers.

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.

Total Days Served: 5404

SESSIONS SERVED

91st Legislative Session (2019-2020)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 43B
Elected: 11/8/2018
Residence: North Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/8/2019 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Airline Employee
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2019 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2019 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Government Operations Minutes
  • Rules and Legislative Administration Minutes
  • Ways & Means Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Capital Investment Division Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Higher Education Finance & Policy Division Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Legacy Finance Division (Chair) Minutes

90th Legislative Session (2017-2018)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 43B
Elected: 11/8/2016
Residence: North Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/3/2017 to 1/7/2019
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Airline Employee
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2017 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:

89th Legislative Session (2015-2016)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 43B
Elected: 11/4/2014
Residence: North Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/6/2015 to 1/2/2017
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Airline Employee
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2015 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 43B
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: North Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Airline Employee
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 55A
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: North Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Airline Employee
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2011 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Commerce and Regulatory Reform Minutes
  • Rules and Legislative Administration Minutes
  • State Government Finance Minutes

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 55A
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: North Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Airline Employee, Northwest/Delta Airline
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Commerce and Labor Minutes
  • Commerce and Labor: Labor and Consumer Protection Division Minutes
  • Commerce and Labor: Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division Minutes
  • Finance: Cultural and Outdoor Resources Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division Minutes
  • Rules and Legislative Administration Minutes

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 55A
Elected: 11/7/2006
Residence: North Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Airline Employee; Baggage Handler, Northwest Airlines
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Commerce and Labor Minutes
  • Finance: Public Safety Finance Division Minutes
  • Public Safety and Civil Justice Minutes
  • Public Safety and Civil Justice: Crime Victims Minutes
  • Public Safety and Civil Justice: Data Practices Minutes
  • Rules and Legislative Administration Minutes

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 55A
Elected: 11/2/2004
Residence: North Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/4/2005 to 1/2/2007
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Airline Employee; Baggage Handler and Ramp Agent, Northwest Airlines
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Minutes
  • Transportation Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2005 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Wetzel, Matt. "Ascending the Ladder: Lillie Moves from City to State Government." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, March 18, 2005, p. 17.



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