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Kath, Kory

House 2009-2012 (District 26A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Steele, Waseca

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 7/28/1977 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Meriden, Minnesota
Birth County: Steele
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Owatonna
Occupation (when first elected): High School Teacher; Economics and Political Science, Owatonna High School

EDUCATION

Gustavus Adolphus College; B.A.; Political Science and Secondary Education, 2000
Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minnesota; M.S.; Educational Leadership

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission: United States Senate (Constituent Advocate for United States Senator Paul Wellstone); [Dates Unknown]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Melissa Helm (married on September 10, 2005)
Children: Two children: Norah and Brennan
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota, The Directory, 2009-2010.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 26A
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Owatonna
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Steele, Waseca
Occupation: High School Economics and Political Science Teacher
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Education Reform Minutes
  • State Government Finance: Veterans Services Division Minutes

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 26A
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: Owatonna
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Steele, Waseca
Occupation: High School Teacher; Economics and Political Science, Owatonna High School
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Minutes
  • Finance: State Government Finance Division Minutes
  • K-12 Education Policy and Oversight Minutes
  • Public Safety Policy and Oversight Minutes
  • Public Safety Policy and Oversight: Crime Victims/Criminal Records Division Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2009 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Busse, Nick. "A Political Education. After Years of Teaching About Politics, Kath Leads by Example." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 30, 2009, p. 14.



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