Al DeKruif

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Al DeKruif
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 25th district
In office
January 4, 2011 – January 7, 2013
Preceded by Kevin Dahle
Succeeded by district redrawn
Personal details
Born (1956-02-03) February 3, 1956 (age 61)
Political party Republican Party of Minnesota
Spouse(s) Carol
Children 2
Residence Madison Lake, Minnesota
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Occupation consultant, business owner, legislator
Religion Lutheran

Allan D. "Al" DeKruif (born February 3, 1956) is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate in which he represented District 25.


Allan DeKruif represented District 25 which included:

DeKruif was first elected in 2010. He was a member of the Education, the Jobs and Economic Growth, and the Transportation committees. His special legislative concerns included the state's business climate and building the state budget with long term growth in mind.[1][2] On May 21, 2011, he joined the Senate Republican Majority in voting for a constitutional amendment to define marriage as a legal bond exclusively between a man and woman.[3]

Legislative Committees[edit]

Dekruif was a member of the following legislative committees:


As a Republican, he is a consultant and owner of DeKruif Enterprises, Inc., This company not only handles the planning and permitting of super load moves across America, but it also runs the moving of large electric transformers into nuclear and coal-fired power plants and substations. He is also the owner of Sakatah Trail Resort in Madison Lake.[1][4] He is a member of the Minnesota Patriot Guard, and served as a ride captain for two years.[4][5]


DeKruif is married to Carol, and together they have two children named Jason and Melissa.[4]


DeKruif attended the University of Minnesota in Waseca.[4]


Al DeKruif has been a member of the following organizations:


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