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Poppenhagen, Dennis J.

House 1985-90 (District 10A)

Party when first elected:  Independent Republican

Counties Served:  Becker, Otter Tail

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 8/28/1938
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Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Detroit Lakes
Occupation (when first elected): Independent Insurance Agent

EDUCATION

Moorhead State University; Attended College; Business Administration

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Barbara "Barb" J. Walz
Children: Three children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Total Days Served: 2191

SESSIONS SERVED

76th Legislative Session (1989-1990)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 10A
Elected: 11/8/1988
Residence: Detroit Lakes
Term of Office: 1/3/1989 to 1/7/1991
Counties Represented: Becker, Otter Tail
Occupation: Businessman
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Appropriations: Education Division
  • Economic Development
  • Economic Development: Rural Resource Development Division
  • Financial Institutions and Housing
  • Financial Institutions and Housing: Banking
  • Insurance

75th Legislative Session (1987-1988)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 10A
Elected: 11/4/1986
Residence: Detroit Lakes
Term of Office: 1/6/1987 to 1/2/1989
Counties Represented: Becker, Otter Tail
Occupation: Independent Insurance Agent/Small Business Owner
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Appropriations: Agriculture, Transportation and Semi-States Division
  • Economic Development and Housing
  • Economic Development and Housing: Rural Development
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance: Insurance
  • Regulated Industries

74th Legislative Session (1985-1986)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 10A
Elected: 11/6/1984
Residence: Detroit Lakes
Term of Office: 1/8/1985 to 1/5/1987
Counties Represented: Becker, Otter Tail
Occupation: Independent Insurance Agent
Party: Independent Republican
Committees:
  • Appropriations
  • Appropriations: Agriculture, Transportation and Semi-States Division
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Labor-Management Relations: Unemployment Insurance and Workers Compensation Division
  • Regulated Industries and Energy
  • Regulated Industries and Energy: Energy
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