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Representative John Persell
Democratic-Farmer-Labor, District 5A

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John S. Persell (born August 1950) is a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives representing District 4A, which includes portions of Beltrami, Cass and Itasca counties in the northern part of the state. A Democrat, he is also a retired water quality specialist and environmental policy analyst for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.

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Office Addresses

  • District

    2435 Staghorn Lane
    Bemidji, MN 56601
  • Capitol

    State Office Building, Room 223
    Saint Paul, MN 55155-1298


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  • Dayton: Anything for disaster is better than nothing (
    Aug 8, 2012
    The federal government rejected Minnesota’s claim for aid for individuals ... No decisions were made and no new meeting date was set. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, said the hearing was an important first step for lawmakers to develop a storm ...
    Bemidji Pioneer
  • Get to know the DFL candidates (
    Aug 5, 2012
    Endorsements received: Duluth Mayor Don Ness; Rep ... and Martin Sabo; Minnesota state senators Tom Bakk, Tony Lourey and Tom Saxhaug; state representatives Tom Anzelc, Bill Hilty, Kerry Gauthier, Mary Murphy, John Persell and John Ward ...
    Duluth News Tribune

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