Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature
Skip Navigation Links > > >

Fabian, Dan

House 2011-2012 (District 1A); House 2013-Present (District 1A)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Roseau

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 6/28/1954
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): Roseau
Occupation (when first elected): Teacher, and Track and Cross Country Coach, Roseau High School/Self-Employed Crop Hail Insurance Adjuster

EDUCATION

Concordia College; B.A.; Biology, Health, and Physical Education
North Dakota State University; M.A.; Education and Physical Education

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Roxanne (married around 1976)
Children: Three children: (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church.

Religion provided by his 2010 campaign website.

Total Days Served: 3208

SESSIONS SERVED

91st Legislative Session (2019-2020)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01A
Elected: 11/8/2018
Residence: Roseau
Term of Office: 1/8/2019 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Roseau
Occupation: Legislator
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Environment and Natural Resources Policy Minutes
  • Labor Minutes
  • Taxes Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division Minutes
Leadership Position: Minority Whip

90th Legislative Session (2017-2018)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01A
Elected: 11/8/2016
Residence: Roseau
Term of Office: 1/3/2017 to 1/7/2019
Counties Represented: Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Roseau
Occupation: Legislator
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Environment & Natural Resources Policy and Finance (Chair) Minutes
  • Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Ways & Means Minutes
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader

89th Legislative Session (2015-2016)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01A
Elected: 11/4/2014
Residence: Roseau
Term of Office: 1/6/2015 to 1/2/2017
Counties Represented: Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Roseau
Occupation: Retired Teacher, Self-Employed Crop Hail Insurance Adjuster
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture Finance Minutes
  • Environment & Natural Resources Policy & Finance Minutes
  • Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy & Finance Minutes
Leadership Position: Majority Whip

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01A
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: Roseau
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
Counties Represented: Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Roseau
Occupation: Retired Teacher, Self-Employed Crop Hail Insurance Adjuster
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2013 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Environment and Natural Resources Policy Minutes
  • Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Minutes
  • Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy Minutes

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 01A
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Roseau
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Roseau
Occupation: Teacher, and Track and Cross Country Coach, Roseau High School/Self-Employed Crop Hail Insurance Adjuster
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Capital Investment Minutes
  • Education Finance Minutes
  • Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Redistricting Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2014 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Berggren, Kris. "Fabian Hits the Ground Running." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 14, 2011, p. 13.



The Minnesota Legislative Reference Library has collected newspaper articles on legislators since 1973. They are available in the Library.

Contact this legislator