Tim Penny

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Birthday
19, 1951
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

From 1983 until 1995, this member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party served Minnesota's first congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Also a writer, he published The 15 Biggest Lies in Politics, Common Cents, and other works.

Before Fame

After graduating from Winona State University with a political science bachelor's degree, he was elected to the Minnesota State Senate.

Trivia

In 2002, he transferred his allegiance from the DFL Party to the Independence Party and launched an unsuccessful Minnesota gubernatorial campaign.

Family Life

He raised his four children in Owatonna and Waseca, Minnesota.

Associated With

He and fellow DFL Party member Tim Walz both represented Minnesota's 1st district in the United States Congress (Walz began his congressional term in 2007).