Mark Dayton facts for kids
|40th Governor of Minnesota|
January 3, 2011 – January 7, 2019
|Lieutenant||Yvonne Prettner Solon|
|Preceded by||Tim Pawlenty|
|Succeeded by||Tim Walz|
|United States Senator
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Rod Grams|
|Succeeded by||Amy Klobuchar|
|15th Auditor of Minnesota|
January 7, 1991 – January 3, 1995
|Preceded by||Arne Carlson|
|Succeeded by||Judi Dutcher|
Mark Brandt Dayton
January 26, 1947
|Alma mater||Yale University|
Mark Dayton (born January 26, 1947) is an American politician. He was the 40th Governor of Minnesota from 2011 to 2019. He was the United States Senator from Minnesota 2001 to 2007. He is of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
In January 2017, Dayton was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
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Dayton campaigning with former Vice President Walter Mondale during his first run for the Senate in 1982.
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