Tom Emmer

Congressman for Minnesota at House of Representatives

Tom Emmer Bio

Thomas Emmer, an American attorney and seasoned politician, has represented Minnesota’s 6th congressional district in the U.S. since January 2015. Currently, Emmer is serving his prominent fourth term.

Leadership Roles and Committees

Garnering respect and recognition among his Republican colleagues, Emmer was elected to be part of the House GOP Leadership team. His influential role as the Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee was solidified during both the 116th and 117th Congress sessions. As a House Financial Services Committee member, Emmer’s current responsibilities include steering financial policies and regulations. Additionally, his membership in the Republican Deputy Whip Team and the House Republican Steering Committee further underscores his influence within the Republican party.

Early Life and Education

Born in 1961 and raised in Minnesota, Emmer spent his formative years at St. Thomas Academy before pursuing higher education. His interest in Politics led him to attain a BA in Political Science from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Further bolstering his academic credentials, he gained a JD from William Mitchell College of Law.

Professional Journey and Public Service

Following several years of practicing law, Emmer ventured into entrepreneurship by opening his own law firm. Over the subsequent 20 years, he adeptly balanced his personal life, business commitments, and a passion for coaching hockey, all while serving on the city councils in Independence and Delano. Before his significant tenure in Congress, Emmer dedicated his efforts to the Minnesota House of Representatives, serving from 2004-2008.

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Tom Emmer Current Work

  • House of Representatives Congressman for Minnesota

Tom Emmer Previous Work

  • Minnesota House of Representatives State Representative (District 19B) Jan 2005 - Jan 2011
  • Emmer Law Managing Partner Jan 2005 - Jan 2010
  • City of Delano Council Member 2003 - 2004
  • City of Independence Council Member

Tom Emmer Education

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Juris Doctor, Law, 1984 - 1988
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1979 - 1984
  • Saint Thomas Academy, 1976 - 1980

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