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  Franson, Mary
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NameMary Franson
Address2740 Le Homme Dieu Heights NE
Alexandria, Minnesota , United States
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Born March 01, 1977 (44 years)
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
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Jun 22, 2016 11:49pm
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InfoMary Franson was born and raised in a rural area near Duluth called Saginaw. She grew up on an 80 acre hobby farm and graduated from AlBrook High School, home of the nine man Falcon football team. After high school she continued her education at the University of Minnesota – Duluth. Mary worked her way through college and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a minor in Humanities.

Mary and her husband, Karl Christopher (K.C.) now live in Alexandria where K.C. was born and raised. K.C. loves hunting, fishing, cooking, golfing, and most importantly being a dad. He has been employed with Hilltop Lumber for the past 8 years doing sales and estimating. Together, they have four children: Helena (12), Haley (8), Karl (5), and Kahllin (3). The children are all very supportive and very excited with this new chapter in Mary’s life as a candidate for public office. The Franson family has two English Springer Spaniels, June and Cash, named after June Carter and Johnny Cash.

Previously, Mary was employed as a Credit Representative with AT&T, where she was treasurer and president of a non-profit business resource group called Women of AT&T. Currently Mary is a licensed childcare provider and feels fortunate to have the opportunity instill strong family values to the young children in her care. Mary passionately believes children are our future and to be able to have a positive influence on them is a wonderful and rewarding experience.

Mary believes in the sanctity of life from the moment of conception to a natural death. She is a firm believer in traditional marriage – one man and one woman. She supports the individual right to bear arms and is a member of the NRA.

Mary is running for State Representative because she believes in the Constitution and in a limited government that works for the people, by the people, and is of the people. She feels government has grown out of control and opposes the bailouts, buyouts and handouts to powerful special interests

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Apr 20, 2012 11:00am News Rep. Mary Franson infuriated by Earth Day, calls it "Pagan holiday" [UPDATE]  Article John 
Mar 06, 2012 11:00am News Mary Franson, Minnesota State Representative, Compares Food Stamp Recipients To Wild Animals  Article John 

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MN US Senate - R Primary - Aug 14, 2012 R Kurt Bills