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  Fraser, Donald M.
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NameDonald M. Fraser
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Minneapolis, Minnesota , United States
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Born February 20, 1924 (93 years)
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Info born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., February 20, 1924; educated in the public schools; graduated from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis in 1944 while in Naval R.O.T.C.; served in the Pacific Theater as a radar officer, 1944-1946; graduated in law from the University of Minnesota in 1948; was admitted to the bar in 1948 and began the practice of law in Minneapolis, Minn.; member of the State senate, 1954-1962; elected as a Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate to the Eighty-eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate in 1978 for reelection but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate; elected mayor of Minneapolis in 1979 for the two-year term commencing January 1980; reelected to a four-year term in 1981 and 1985; is a resident of Minneapolis, Minn.


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Importance? 7.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Arvonne S. Fraser Jun 30, 1950-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/07/1989 Minneapolis Mayor Won 79.00% (+58.42%)
  09/12/1989 Minneapolis Mayor - Primary Won 73.87% (+65.36%)
  11/05/1985 Minneapolis Mayor Won 81.79% (+63.59%)
  11/03/1981 Minneapolis Mayor Won 60.03% (+32.09%)
  11/06/1979 Minneapolis Mayor Won 52.29% (+26.78%)
  09/12/1978 MN US Senate - Special D Primary Lost 47.39% (-0.64%)
  11/02/1976 MN District 05 Won 70.66% (+44.71%)
  09/14/1976 MN District 5 - DFL Primary Won 91.46% (+82.92%)
  11/05/1974 MN District 5 Won 73.75% (+49.05%)
  11/07/1972 MN District 5 Won 65.84% (+41.47%)
  11/03/1970 MN District 5 Won 57.12% (+14.78%)
  09/15/1970 MN District 5 - DFL Primary Won 74.05% (+48.09%)
  11/05/1968 MN District 5 Won 57.54% (+15.78%)
  09/10/1968 MN District 5 - DFL Primary Won 81.29% (+69.46%)
  11/08/1966 MN District 5 Won 59.65% (+19.30%)
  11/03/1964 MN District 5 Won 61.90% (+23.80%)
  11/06/1962 MN District 5 Won 51.65% (+3.64%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MN District 05 - DFL Primary - Sep 12, 2006 D Keith M. Ellison
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1988 D Paul M. Simon
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 R Nelson A. Rockefeller
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 06, 1973 NPA Reject