Mark Dayton

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Mark Dayton
Mark Dayton official photo.jpg
40th Governor of Minnesota
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Lieutenant Yvonne Prettner Solon
Preceded by Tim Pawlenty
United States Senator
from Minnesota
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Rod Grams
Succeeded by Amy Klobuchar
15th Auditor of Minnesota
In office
January 7, 1991 – January 3, 1995
Governor Arne Carlson
Preceded by Arne Carlson
Succeeded by Judi Dutcher
Personal details
Born Mark Brandt Dayton
(1947-01-26) January 26, 1947 (age 71)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Political party Democratic–Farmer–Labor
Residence Governor's Residence
Alma mater Yale University
Religion Presbyterianism
Website Official website
Campaign website

Mark Dayton (born January 26, 1947) is the current Governor serving in Minnesota. He was the United States Senator from Minnesota 2001 to 2007. He is of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.

In January 2017, Dayton was diagnosed with prostate cancer.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dayton reveals prostate cancer diagnosis". Star-Tribune. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 24, 2017.