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Larsen, Ernest A.

House 1983-84 (District 50A); House 1987-88 (District 50A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Anoka

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/26/1932
Birth Place: Minnesota
Birth County: Mille Lacs
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Anoka
Occupation (when first elected): Assistant Director, Anoka Area Vocational-Technical Institute

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota; B.S.; Vocational Education

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Carol
Children: Four children: Philip, Mark, Jeanne, and Katherine
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1984 election. His opponent, John M. Hartinger, defeated him by only 100 votes so a recount occurred. The recount confirmed that John M. Hartinger had won.

Total Days Served: 1463

SESSIONS SERVED

75th Legislative Session (1987-1988)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 50A
Elected: 11/4/1986
Residence: Ramsey
Term of Office: 1/6/1987 to 1/2/1989
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Assistant Director, Anoka Area Vocational-Technical Institute
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Future and Technology
  • Future and Technology: Biotechnology
  • Future and Technology: Futurist
  • Governmental Operations
  • Governmental Operations: Pensions
  • Higher Education

73rd Legislative Session (1983-1984)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 50A
Elected: 11/2/1982
Residence: Anoka
Term of Office: 1/4/1983 to 1/7/1985
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Assistant Director, Anoka Area Vocational-Technical Institute
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Committees:
  • Commerce and Economic Development
  • Commerce and Economic Development: Economic Development
  • Governmental Operations
  • Governmental Operations: Pensions and Investments
  • Regulated Industries
  • Regulated Industries: Special Projects
Ran in next election? Yes. Defeated in general election
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