NOLAN, Richard Michael, (1943 - )


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NOLAN, Richard Michael, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn., December 17, 1943; graduated from Brainerd High School, 1962; attended St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minn., 1962; B.A., University of Minnesota, 1966; postgraduate work in public administration and policy formation, University of Maryland, College Park, 1966; postgraduate work in education, St. Cloud State College, St. Cloud, Minn.; pursued a career in business and education; teacher of social studies in Royalton, Minn., schools, 1968-1972; member, Minnesota state house of representatives, 1969-1973; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-seventh Congress in 1980; president, U.S. Export Corporation, 1981-1986; president, Minnesota World Trade Center, St. Paul, Minn., 1987-1994; business executive and owner; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-present).