Mark Dayton

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Birthday
26, 1947
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN

About

Democratic Party politician who was elected Governor of Minnesota in 2011. He had previously represented his native Minnesota in the United States Senate.

Before Fame

He became known to the political world as a result of his 1982 Senate defeat against Republican David Durenberger.

Trivia

In 2006, he voted in support of same-sex marriage.

Family Life

His marriage to oil heiress Alida Rockefeller Messinger lasted from 1978 until 1986. He later married Janice Haarstick Fier; this marriage also ended in divorce.

Associated With

His great grandfather George Dayton founded the department store chain that developed into the Target corporation.