Jim Klobuchar

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Jim Klobuchar
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Klobuchar campaigning for his daughter Amy Klobuchar for U.S. Senator on July 4, 2012, in Tower, Minnesota
James John Klobuchar

(1928-04-09)April 9, 1928
DiedMay 12, 2021(2021-05-12) (aged 93)
EducationEly Junior College (AA)
University of Minnesota (BA)
OccupationJournalist, author, travel guide, columnist
EmployerStar Tribune
The Christian Science Monitor
Children2, including Amy

James John "Jim" Klobuchar (April 9, 1928 – May 12, 2021) was an American journalist, author, and tour guide. He wrote for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis for thirty years. He wrote an occasional column for the Christian Science Monitor. He was the father of U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar.[1] He was born in Ely, Minnesota.

Klobuchar died in Burnsville, Minnesota on May 12, 2021 from problems caused by Alzheimer's disease, aged 93.[2]

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  1. "Amy Klobuchar". rootsweb.com. Retrieved 11 September 2015.
  2. Jim Klobuchar, longtime Star Tribune columnist and adventurer, dies at 93

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