House 1955-58 (District 17); Senate 1959-62 (District 17), Senate 1963-66 (District 12)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Le Sueur, Scott
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Attorney at Law
Henderson High School; Secondary; Graduate
College of St. Thomas; B.A.; Government/Political Science and Education, 1949
University of Minnesota, Law School; Law Degree; 1952
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Army, 2nd Infantry Division (World War II, Europe, Wounded in the Normandy Campaign and the Battle of the Bulge; Combat Infantryman, Bronze Star and Purple Heart Recipient);
194? to 19??
Eleanor (first wife, she died in 1980); Ramona Choudek (remarried in 1990, after he left office)
Seven children (with Eleanor); Five children (while in office), Two more children (after he left office): Mickey "Mick," Pat "Paddy," Dan, and Brian (sons); Colleen, Sue, and Maureen (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Irish ancestry.
He was born on a farm.
"He was considered a fiscally conservative Democrat..." (Obituary, Star Tribune, March 21, 2005)
He died from complications after heart surgery. His funeral was held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.