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Albert Harold QUIE

(1923- )

QUIE, Albert Harold, a Representative from Minnesota; born on a farm in Wheeling Township, Rice County, near Dennison, Minn., September 18, 1923; attended the grade schools in Nerstrand and high school in Northfield; graduated from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn., in 1950; served as a pilot in the United States Navy, 1943-1945; owner and operator of a dairy farm; clerk, District 43 School Board 1949-1952; supervisor, Rice County Soil Conservation District 1950-1954; member of the Minnesota state senate, 1955-1958; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative August H. Andresen, and reelected to the ten succeeding Congresses (February 18, 1958-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 but was a successful candidate for Governor of Minnesota and served from January 1, 1979, until January 3, 1983; appointed to the President’s Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations, 1982; lecturer and teacher, 1983-1986; area director, Prison Fellowship, Minnesota and North Dakota, 1986-1987; executive vice president, Prison Fellowship USA, 1987-1988; is a resident of Minnetonka, Minn.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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