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Carlson, John J.

Senate 2011-2012 (District 4)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Beltrami, Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1953
Birth Place: Minnesota
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Catholic
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Bemidji
Occupation (when first elected): Small Business Owner, Insurance Agent, John Carlson Agency, Inc./Adjunct Professor; Bemidji State University, Business Department

EDUCATION

Akeley High School; Secondary; Graduate
Institute of Management Accountants; Postsecondary; Certified Management Accountant
Bemidji State University; B.S.; Business Administration

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Ann (married around 1978)
Children: Two children: Eric (son), Jennifer (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Special Legislative Concerns: redesign
our government services, jobs and economy, education reform.

He was a coach for youth baseball, girls softball, and boys and girls youth hockey.

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota, The Directory, 2011-2012.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 04
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Bemidji
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Beltrami, Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca
Occupation: Small Business Owner, Insurance Agent, John Carlson Agency, Inc./Adjunct Professor; Bemidji State University, Business Department
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2011 1st Sp.S. - Author
   2012 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Capital Investment
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Higher Education
  • State Government Innovation and Veterans
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Whip
Leadership Notes: He was selected for this position in 2012.
No other information has been entered for this legislator.
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