Tom Hagedorn

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Tom Hagedorn
Tom Hagedorn.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983
Preceded byAncher Nelsen
Succeeded byVin Weber
Personal details
Born
Thomas Michael Hagedorn

(1943-11-27) November 27, 1943 (age 75)
Blue Earth, Minnesota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kathleen Middlestadt
Children3,[1] including Jim
Occupationfarmer

Thomas Michael Hagedorn (born November 27, 1943) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in Blue Earth, Faribault County, Minnesota, November 27, 1943; and graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1961.

Career[edit]

Hagedorn served in the United States Navy, 1961; engaged in grain and livestock farming, Watonwan County, Minnesota; member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, 1971 – 1975; delegate, Minnesota State and County Republican conventions, 1968, 1972; delegate, 1976 and 1980 Republican National Conventions; elected as a Republican to the 94th, 95th, 96th, and 97th congresses (January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1983); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the 98th congress in 1982; president, Premium Companies.

Tom Hagedorn's son Jim Hagedorn was elected to Congress in 2018 from a district containing much of the territory Tom Hagedorn had represented.

He is a resident of Alexandria, Virginia.

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ancher Nelsen
U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 2nd congressional district
1975–1983
Succeeded by
Vin Weber