58 Notable alumni of
Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud State University is 828th in the world, 314th in North America, and 292nd in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 58 notable alumni from Saint Cloud State University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Richard Dean Anderson

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    Richard Dean Anderson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm producerfilm actortelevision producer
    Biography

    Richard Dean Anderson is an American actor and producer. He began his television career in 1976, playing Jeff Webber in the American soap opera series General Hospital, then rose to prominence as the lead actor in the television series MacGyver (1985–1992). He later appeared in films such as Through the Eyes of a Killer (1992), Pandora's Clock (1996), and Firehouse (1997).

  2. John Hawkes

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    John Hawkes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    John Marvin Perkins, known professionally as John Hawkes, is an American actor. He is the recipient of several accolades, including two Independent Spirit Awards, and has been nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

  3. ODB

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    ODB
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    professional wrestler
    Biography

    Jessica Nora Kresa is an American professional wrestler and actress better known as ODB (One Dirty Bitch), currently signed with Impact Wrestling. She is a four-time TNA Women's Knockout Champion, and a TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion.

  4. Dan Bakkedahl

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    Dan Bakkedahl
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    comediantelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Dan Bakkedahl is an American actor and improvisational comedian. He is best known for starring as Tim Hughes on the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces, as Congressman Roger Furlong on the HBO series Veep, and as Steve Nugent in the FX comedy series Legit. From 2005 to 2007, he was a correspondent for three seasons on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He currently has recurring roles on the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs, the HBO Max comedy series Made for Love, and the Netflix comedy Space Force.

  5. John Stumpf

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    John Stumpf
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    John Gerard Stumpf is an American business executive and retail banker. He was the chairman and chief executive officer of Wells Fargo, one of the Big Four banks of the United States. He was named CEO in June 2007, elected to the board of directors in June 2006, and named president in August 2005. He became chairman in January 2010. Stumpf left the positions of chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo on October 12, 2016, following a scandal involving customer accounts and subsequent pressure from the public and lawmakers. He was succeeded by Timothy J. Sloan.

  6. Matt Cullen

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    Matt Cullen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Matthew David Cullen is an American former professional ice hockey center who played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). Cullen is a three-time Stanley Cup champion (with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006 and the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016 and 2017), and earned a bronze medal in the World Championships as a member of the U.S. team.

  7. Leo Kottke

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    Leo Kottke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    singerguitarist
    Biography

    Leo Kottke is an acoustic guitarist. He is known for a fingerpicking style that draws on blues, jazz, and folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies. He overcame a series of personal obstacles, including partial loss of hearing and a nearly career-ending bout with tendon damage in his right hand, to emerge as a widely recognized master of his instrument. He resides in the Minneapolis area with his family.

  8. Halima Aden

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    Halima Aden
    Born in
    Kenya Flag Kenya
    Years
    1997-.. (age 24)
    Occupations
    model
    Biography

    Halima Aden is a Somali-American fashion model. She is noted for being the first woman to wear a hijab in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant, where she was a semi-finalist. Following her participation in the pageant, Halima received national attention and was signed to IMG Models. She was also the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

  9. Nyakim Gatwech

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    Nyakim Gatwech
    Born in
    Ethiopia Flag Ethiopia
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    model
    Biography

    Nyakim Gatwech, born on 27 January 1993 in Gambela, is an American model of South Sudanese descent. She has attracted attention for her dark skin colour and has achieved significant popularity on Instagram.

  10. Bret Hedican

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    Bret Hedican
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Bret Michael Hedican is an American former professional ice hockey player, a Stanley Cup champion, and a two-time US Olympian. A product of St. Cloud State University, Hedican played with the 1992 US Olympic Team before he made his NHL debut in the 1991–92 season with the Blues. In his third season with the Blues, Hedican was traded to the Vancouver Canucks with Jeff Brown and Nathan LaFayette for Craig Janney, on March 21, 1994, joining the Canucks in time for their Stanley Cup run that season.

  11. Nick Begich

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    Nick Begich
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-1972 (aged 40)
    Enrolled in Saint Cloud State University
    In 1952 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nicholas Joseph Begich Sr. was an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Alaska. He is presumed to have died in the crash of a light aircraft in Alaska in 1972; his body was never found.

  12. Ryan Malone

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    Ryan Malone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Ryan Gregory Malone nicknamed "Bugsy", is an American former professional ice hockey forward. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers. In 2003, he became the first Pittsburgh-born and trained player to suit up for the Penguins in an NHL game.

  13. Rikard Grönborg

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    Rikard Grönborg
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    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Rikard Grönborg is a Swedish former professional ice hockey defenceman.

  14. Mark Parrish

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    Mark Parrish
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Mark Daniel Parrish is an American former professional ice hockey right winger. Parrish has played 11 seasons and over 700 games in the NHL with the Florida Panthers, New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild, Dallas Stars, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Buffalo Sabres.

  15. Melissa Bachman

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    Melissa Bachman
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    television producer
    Biography

    Melissa Bachman is a well known American huntress, producer, and host of hunting television programs, currently of the cable television program Winchester Deadly Passion.

  16. Matt Hendricks

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    Matt Hendricks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Matthew James Hendricks is an American former professional ice hockey left winger who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Colorado Avalanche, Washington Capitals, Nashville Predators, Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets and the Minnesota Wild. He was drafted 131st overall by the Predators in 2000, though he didn't play for the organization until signing as a free agent for the 2013–14 season.

  17. Jim Eisenreich

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    Jim Eisenreich
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    James Michael Eisenreich is an American former Major League Baseball player with a 15-year career from 1982–1984 and 1987–1998. He played for the Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals of the American League, and the Philadelphia Phillies, Florida Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League. He played first base, outfield and designated hitter.

  18. Nic Dowd

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    Nic Dowd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Nicholas Dowd is an American professional ice hockey forward for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the 7th round (198th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

  19. James B. Bullard

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    James B. Bullard
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    James Brian Bullard is the chief executive officer and 12th president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, positions he has held since 2008. He is currently serving a term that began on March 1, 2021. In 2014, he was named the 7th most influential economist in the world in terms of media influence.

  20. John E. Otto

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    John E. Otto
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-2020 (aged 82)
    Enrolled in Saint Cloud State University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    John E. Otto was the acting director of the FBI in 1987.

  21. Todd Bouman

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    Todd Bouman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Todd Matthew Bouman is a former American football quarterback. He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He played college football at St. Cloud State. Bouman also played for the New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, St. Louis Rams and Baltimore Ravens.

  22. Drew LeBlanc

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    Drew LeBlanc
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Andrew John LeBlanc is an American professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Augsburger Panther of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). He won the Hobey Baker Award in 2013 as the top National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's ice hockey player. LeBlanc was born in Duluth, Minnesota, but grew up in Hermantown, Minnesota.

  23. Oliver Lauridsen

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    Oliver Lauridsen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Oliver Holton Lauridsen is a Danish professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Malmö Redhawks of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). He previously played for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the older brother to Markus, who plays in Sweden with Leksands IF.

  24. Tyler Arnason

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    Tyler Arnason
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Tyler Lawrence Arnason is an American former professional ice hockey center who played in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Blackhawks, Ottawa Senators and the Colorado Avalanche.

  25. Rick Hill

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    Rick Hill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in Saint Cloud State University
    In 1968 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianbureaucrat
    Biography

    Richard Hill is an American politician and businessman who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Montana. He was the Republican nominee for Governor of Montana in 2012.

  26. Jim Newberger

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    Jim Newberger
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Newberger is an American politician who served as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he represented District 15B in the state's central part. He was the Republican nominee for the United States Senate in 2018, losing to incumbent Democrat Amy Klobuchar.

  27. Ben Hanowski

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    Ben Hanowski
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Benjamin Robert Hanowski is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently under contract to Kölner Haie in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). An alumnus of the St. Cloud State Huskies, he was a third round selection of the Pittsburgh Penguins, 63rd overall, at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Hanowski was dealt to the Calgary Flames prior to turning professional as part of the trade that sent Jarome Iginla to Pittsburgh. He made his NHL debut late in the 2012–13 season, scoring his first goal in his first game.

  28. Andreas Nödl

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    Andreas Nödl
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Andreas Nödl is an Austrian former professional ice hockey player. He last served as captain of the Vienna Capitals of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL). He previously played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes.

  29. Jonny Brodzinski

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    Jonny Brodzinski
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Jonathan Brodzinski is an American professional ice hockey player for the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Brodzinski was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the 5th round (148th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

  30. Kevin Gravel

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    Kevin Gravel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Kevin Gravel is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing for the Bakersfield Condors of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the fifth-round (148th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

  31. David Swanson

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    David Swanson
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    David Swanson is an American anti-war activist, blogger and author. He currently resides in Virginia and is the Executive Director of World Beyond War.

  32. Jeff Finger

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    Jeff Finger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Jeffrey J. Finger is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who played in the National Hockey League with the Colorado Avalanche and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

  33. Garrett Roe

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    Garrett Roe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Garrett Roe is an American professional ice hockey left winger who currently plays for the ZSC Lions of the National League (NL). He was selected 183rd overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

  34. Andrew Gordon

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    Andrew Gordon
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Andrew Jacob Gordon is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger. He is currently playing with the Linköping HC of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

  35. Mark Hartigan

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    Mark Hartigan
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Mark Hartigan is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre, who played in the National Hockey League with the Atlanta Thrashers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Anaheim Ducks and the Detroit Red Wings. He currently resides in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

  36. Tim Conboy

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    Tim Conboy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Timothy M. Conboy is an American former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League with the Carolina Hurricanes. He was known as an enforcer.

  37. Will Borgen

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    Will Borgen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1996-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    William Borgen is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing as a prospect to the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL).

  38. Dave Kleis

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    Dave Kleis
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dave Kleis is a Minnesota politician serving as the mayor of St. Cloud, Minnesota.

  39. Steve Martinson

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    Steve Martinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Stephen Paul Martinson is an American former professional ice hockey player and current coach of the Allen Americans in the ECHL.

  40. Casey Borer

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    Casey Borer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Casey Patrick Borer is an American former professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Carolina Hurricanes.

  41. Bobby Goepfert

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    Bobby Goepfert
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Bobby Goepfert is an American professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently an unrestricted free agent who most recently played for Düsseldorfer EG in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). He was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 6th round (171st overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

  42. Aaron Brocklehurst

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    Aaron Brocklehurst
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Aaron Brocklehurst is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the Sheffield Steelers of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL).

  43. Julie Blaha

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    Julie Blaha
    Occupations
    teacher
    Biography

    Julie Blaha is an American teacher and politician who is serving as the 19th State Auditor of Minnesota.

  44. Jeff Howe

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    Jeff Howe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jeff Howe is an American politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 13 in central Minnesota. He is a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 13A.

  45. Janine Alder

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    Janine Alder
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Janine Alder is a Swiss ice hockey goaltender and member of the Swiss national ice hockey team, currently playing with the Thurgau Ladies of the Swiss Women's League. She has represented Switzerland at many international tournaments, including at the Winter Olympics in 2014 and 2018. At the 2014 Games, she won the bronze medal after Switzerland defeated Sweden in the bronze medal game.

  46. Nate DiCasmirro

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    Nate DiCasmirro
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Nate DiCasmirro is a Canadian-born Italian former professional ice hockey right winger who was born in Atikokan, Ontario but grew up in Burnsville, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. He most notably played in the American Hockey League and for the Italian national team.

  47. Dan Severson

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    Dan Severson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    military officerpolitician
    Biography

    Daniel Mark "Doc" Severson is an American Republican politician. He is a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives who represented District 14A, which includes portions of Benton and Stearns counties in the north central part of the state. He is a retired U.S. Navy fighter pilot, business owner, and substitute teacher.

  48. Joan Growe

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    Joan Growe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joan Ruth Anderson Growe is a former Secretary of State of Minnesota, serving from 1975 to 1999. Known for her work to encourage voter participation, her tenure was one of the longest of any secretary of state in Minnesota's history. In 1984, she unsuccessfully challenged Republican U.S. Senator Rudy Boschwitz, losing the election with 41% of the vote.

  49. Ethan Prow

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    Ethan Prow
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Ethan Prow is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing on loan with EHC München of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) while under contract to the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

  50. David Osmek

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    David Osmek
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David Joseph Osmek is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 33 in the western Twin Cities metropolitan area.

  51. Peggy Bennett

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    Peggy Bennett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Peggy Bennett is an American politician, and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota (R), she represents District 27A in Southern Minnesota, which includes: 95% of Freeborn County, 4 eastern townships in Faribault County, 1 township in the NW corner of Mower County, 2 townships in SW Dodge County, and the City of Blooming Prairie in Steele County.

  52. John Howe

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    John Howe
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Sterling Howe is a Minnesota politician and former Republican member of the Minnesota Senate who represented District 28, which included portions of Goodhue, Wabasha, and Winona counties in southeastern Minnesota.

  53. David Frederickson

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    David Frederickson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David J. Frederickson is an American politician who served as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture from January 2011 to 2019, and previously as a member of the Minnesota Senate from West Central Minnesota from 1987 to 1993.

  54. Mary Kunesh-Podein

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    Mary Kunesh-Podein
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianlibrarian
    Biography

    Mary Kelly Kunesh is an American politician and member of the Minnesota State Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she represents District 41, which includes parts of the counties of Ramsey, Hennepin, and Anoka, and the cities of Fridley, Spring Lake Park, Columbia Heights, Hilltop, New Brighton, and St. Anthony.

  55. Bruce Hunter

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    Bruce Hunter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bruce L. Hunter is the Iowa State Representative from the 34th District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2003, when he was elected in a January special election to replace Frank Chiodo, who resigned before term start to become the legislative liaison for the Iowa Department for Economic Development. Hunter was born in Alma, Wisconsin, was raised in Wisconsin and Minnesota, and resides in Des Moines, Iowa. He attended Saint Cloud State University and Winona State University.

  56. Zach Dorholt

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    Zach Dorholt
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Zachary "Zach" Dorholt is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represented District 14B in central Minnesota from 2013 to 2015.

  57. Roger Crawford

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    Roger Crawford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Roger W. Crawford is an American businessman and politician.

  58. Derek Eastman

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    Derek Eastman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Derek Eastman is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently playing with the HC Fassa in the Alps Hockey League (AlpsHL).