Dave Hancock (Minnesota politician)

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Dave Hancock
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 2A district
2B (2011–2013)
In office
January 6, 2015 – January 2, 2017
Preceded by Roger Erickson
Succeeded by Matt Grossell
In office
January 4, 2011 – January 7, 2013
Preceded by Brita Sailer
Succeeded by Roger Erickson (District 2A)
Personal details
Born (1945-04-25) April 25, 1945 (age 72)
Political party Republican Party of Minnesota
Spouse(s) Pat
Children 2
Alma mater Anderson University
Occupation small business owner

David A. "Dave" Hancock (born April 25, 1945) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represented District 2A in northwestern Minnesota.

Early life, education, and career[edit]

Hancock attended Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, graduating with a B.A. in History in 1968. He enlisted in the United States Army from 1969–1971, serving as an operating room technician and combat medic at Fort Sill near Lawton, Oklahoma. He also taught 8th grade American History and 9th grade Civics at Conrad Ball Junior High School in Loveland, Colorado from 1968–1969 and 1971-1972.[1] He is general manager of Northwest Tire in Bemidji, and was the owner of R & D Tire and Automotive Center, also in Bemidji, from 1985-2008.[1][2]

Minnesota House of Representatives[edit]

Hancock was first elected to the House in 2010. He served on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance, the Government Operations and Elections, and the Higher Education Policy and Finance committees during the 2011–12 session.[3] He did not seek re-election in 2016.


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