Betty McCollum

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Betty McCollum
U.S. Representative – MN-04
Image:Rep. Betty McCollum.jpg
Party Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Assumed office

January 3, 2001

Preceded by Bruce Vento
Committees
Born July 12, 1954
Spouse divorced
Religion Lutheran


Congresswoman Betty McCollum, Democratic-Farmer-Labor, represents the 4th Congressional District of Minnesota.

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Background

Representative McCollum was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 12, 1954. [1]

Rep. McCollum's career has included teaching high school social science as well as 25 years retail sales and management. Her retail career began in 1973 where she worked to pay for tuition to earn her teaching degree. Rep. McCollum is a graduate of the College of St. Catherine. [2]

Prior to Congress, Rep. McCollum served from 1992 to 2000 in the Minnesota House of Representatives and was elected Assistant Leader three times by her Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) party colleagues. McCollum also was elected to serve her neighbors on the North St. Paul City Council from 1987 to 1992. [3]

When she came to Washington in 2000, McCollum became only the second Minnesota woman to serve in Congress since statehood in 1858. [4]

Committees

Caucuses

  • House Democratic Caucus
  • Regional whip

Other

  • Regional Whip
  • Democratic Steering Committee
  • National Council on the Arts, the advisory board of the National Endowment for the Arts

Contact

Washington DC Office
1029 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-6631
Fax: (202) 225-1968

St. Paul Office
165 Western Ave North
Suite 17
St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: (651) 224-9191
Fax: (651) 224-3056

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