David Dill

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This article is about the lawmaker. For the physiologist, see David Bruce Dill.
David Dill
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 3A district
6A (2003–2013)
Assumed office
January 7, 2003
Preceded by redrawn district
Personal details
Born (1955-07-07) July 7, 1955 (age 59)
Political party Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
Spouse(s) Tucky
Children 1
Residence Crane Lake, Minnesota
Alma mater Indiana University
Profession commercial pilot, aircraft mechanic, legislator

David K. Dill (born July 7, 1955) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents District 3A, which includes portions of Cook, Lake and St. Louis counties in the northeastern part of the state. He is also a consultant, a commercial pilot and an aircraft and power plant mechanic.[1]

Dill was first elected to the House in 2002, and was re-elected in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2012. He served as chairman of the Iron Range Legislative Delegation during the 2005-2006 biennium.[2]

Dill graduated from Southport High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, then attended Indiana University. He served as city administrator for the town of Orr prior to being elected to the Minnesota House.[1][3]

As a result of diabetic nephropathy, Dill now has only 15% renal function and will eventually need to go on dialysis or have a kidney transplant. He is hoping for a transplant from his sister. Dill has announced that he nevertheless intends to run for re-election.[4] On October 12, 2010, he received a kidney transplant at North Hennepin Regional Medical Center in Minneapolis. The transplant was successful.[5]

During the summer months Dill now spends time in Northwestern Ontario tending to a his business which sells fly-in fishing trips in Canada.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Dill, David". Leg.state.mn.us. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ "News and Views from David Dill (DFL) 06A - Minnesota House of Representatives". House.leg.state.mn.us. 2005-01-19. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Project Vote Smart - Representative David Dill - Biography". Votesmart.org. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  4. ^ Andrew Tellijohn, Rep. Dill's kidney transplant needs not imminent, Feb. 17, 2010, Forum Communications Co.
  5. ^ Briana Bierschbach, Rep. Dill recovering from kidney transplant, Oct. 14, 2010, Politics in Minnesota.
  6. ^ "About Us". Thunderhook Fly-Ins. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 

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