Jim Metzen

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Jim Metzen
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46th President of the Minnesota Senate
In office
January 7, 2003 – January 3, 2011
Preceded byDon Samuelson
Succeeded byMichelle Fischbach
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 52nd district
39th (1987–2013)
In office
January 6, 1987 – July 11, 2016
Preceded byConrado Vega
Succeeded byTBD
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 39B district
52A (1975–1983)
In office
January 7, 1975 – January 5, 1987
Preceded byRay Pavlak
Succeeded byBob Milbert
Personal details
Born(1943-10-26)October 26, 1943
South St. Paul, Minnesota
DiedJuly 11, 2016(2016-07-11) (aged 72)
Political partyMinnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
Spouse(s)Linda (divorced)
ResidenceSouth St. Paul, Minnesota
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota
Occupationretired banker, retired businessman, legislator

James P. "Jim" Metzen (October 26, 1943 – July 11, 2016) was a American politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. He is a member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL). He represents District 52, which includes portions of Dakota County in the southeastern Twin Cities metropolitan area.[1]

Metzen died on July 11, 2016 from lung cancer in South St. Paul, Minnesota, aged 72.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Metzen, James P." Legislators Past & Present. Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  2. Longtime South St. Paul Se. Jim Metzen dies at 72