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  Quie, Al
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NameAl Quie
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Dennison, Minnesota , United States
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Born September 18, 1923 (94 years)
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InfoAl (Albert Harold) Quie was born on a farm in Wheeling Township, Rice County, near Dennison, Minn., September 18, 1923; attended the grade schools in Nerstrand and high school in Northfield; graduated from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn., in 1950; served as a pilot in the United States Navy 1943-1945; owner and operator of a dairy farm; clerk, District 43 School Board 1949-1952; supervisor, Rice County Soil Conservation District 1950-1954; served in the State senate 1955-1958; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth Congress, by special election, February 18, 1958, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of August H. Andresen; reelected to the ten succeeding Congresses and served from February 18, 1958, to January 3, 1979; was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 but was a successful candidate for Governor of Minnesota and served from January 1, 1979, until January 3, 1983; appointed to the President?s Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations, 1982; lecturer and teacher, 1983-1986; area director, Prison Fellowship, Minnesota and North Dakota, 1986-1987; executive vice president, Prison Fellowship USA, 1987 to present; is a resident of Minnetonka, Minn.


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  11/07/1978 MN Governor Won 52.35% (+7.05%)
  09/12/1978 MN Governor - R Primary Won 83.55% (+67.11%)
  11/02/1976 MN District 01 Won 68.25% (+37.77%)
  11/05/1974 MN District 01 Won 62.59% (+25.18%)
  11/07/1972 MN District 1 Won 70.71% (+41.42%)
  11/03/1970 MN District 1 Won 69.29% (+38.57%)
  11/05/1968 MN District 1 Won 68.75% (+37.50%)
  11/08/1966 MN District 1 Won 65.91% (+31.81%)
  11/03/1964 MN District 1 Won 55.31% (+10.61%)
  11/06/1962 MN District 1 Won 57.51% (+15.02%)
  11/08/1960 MN District 1 Won 60.54% (+21.08%)
  11/04/1958 MN District 1 Won 56.95% (+13.90%)
  02/18/1958 MN District 1 - Special Election Won 50.34% (+0.68%)
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MN Governor - Nov 02, 2010 MNI Tom Horner
MN Governor - R Primary - Aug 10, 2010 R Marty Seifert
MN Attorney General - R Primary - Sep 12, 2006 R Jeff Johnson