Tony Lourey

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Tony Lourey
Tony Lourey.jpg
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 11th district
8th (2007–2013)
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Preceded by Becky Lourey
Personal details
Born (1967-08-15) August 15, 1967 (age 46)
Kerrick, Minnesota
Political party Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
Spouse(s) Marlana
Children 3
Residence Kerrick, Minnesota
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Occupation farmer, legislator

Tony Lourey (born August 15, 1967) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represents District 11, which includes portions of Carlton, Kanabec, Pine and St. Louis counties in the northeastern part of the state.[1]

Early life, education, and career[edit]

Lourey received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota, and is currently attending Hamline University School of Law. Prior to his election to the Senate, he was a township supervisor in Kerrick.

Minnesota Senate[edit]

Lourey was first elected in 2006, and was re-elected in 2010 and 2012, succeeding his mother, Becky Lourey, who opted not to seek re-election after serving in the legislature since 1991.

Personal life[edit]

He and his wife, Marlana, have three children.[2] They are the owners of the Askov American newspaper, which was founded by former legislator and governor Hjalmar Petersen.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Lourey, Tony". Leg.state.mn.us. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Tony Lourey for State Senate". Tonyloureyforsenate.org. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 

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