Duane Quam

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Duane Quam
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 25A district
29A (2011–2013)
Assumed office
January 4, 2011
Preceded by Randy Demmer
Personal details
Born (1960-07-02) July 2, 1960 (age 56)
Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.
Political party Republican Party of Minnesota
Spouse(s) Pat
Children 2
Residence Byron, Minnesota
Alma mater University of Texas
Occupation engineer, legislator
Religion Protestant

Duane Robert Quam (born July 2, 1960) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 25A, which includes portions of Dodge and Olmsted counties in the southeastern part of the state. He is also an engineer by profession.[1]

Early life, education, and career[edit]

Quam was raised on a farm and graduated from Byron High School in Byron, then went on to the University of Texas in Dallas, Texas, earning his B.S. in Engineering, and his M.S. in Physics. Active in his community, he is a former member of the Byron School Board, a past chairman of the Zumbro Education District governing board, a past chairman of the Minnesota State Academic Science Standards writing committee, a past United Way Community Resource Allocation Committee member, and also serves as a consultant on educational texts and a participant on several MCA committees.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives[edit]

Quam was first elected to the House in 2010, running after incumbent Rep. Randy Demmer opted to run for the U.S. House of Representatives.


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