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Norm Coleman

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Norm Coleman
United States Senator
from Minnesota
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2009
Preceded byDean Barkley
Succeeded byAl Franken
52nd Mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota
In office
Preceded byJames Scheibel
Succeeded byRandy Kelly
Personal details
Born(1949-08-17)August 17, 1949
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor (1988–96)
Republican (1996–present)
Spouse(s)Laurie (Casserly) Coleman (1981–present; 4 children)
ResidenceSaint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Alma materHofstra University
University of Iowa College of Law

Norm Coleman (born August 17, 1949) is an American politician. He is a former United States Senator from Minnesota. Before becoming a Senator, he was Mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota (1994–2002).[1] He ran for Governor of Minnesota in 1998 but lost to Jesse Ventura.

Coleman was born on August 17, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York City.[2] He graduated from Hofstra University. Coleman received his J.D. degree from the University of Iowa College of Law.[3] He is married to Laurie (Casserly) Coleman. They have four children.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coleman, Norm". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 19, 2015.
  2. Jennifer L. O'Shea (7 January 2009). "10 Things You Didn't Know About Norm Coleman". US News & World Report. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  3. "Norm Coleman (R)". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015.

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