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|41st Governor of Minnesota|
January 7, 2019
|Preceded by||Mark Dayton|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 1st district
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Gil Gutknecht|
|Succeeded by||Jim Hagedorn|
Timothy James Walz
April 6, 1964
West Point, Nebraska, U.S.
|Education||Chadron State College (BS)
Minnesota State University, Mankato (MS)
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1981–2005|
|Battles/wars||Global War on Terrorism|
|Awards||Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal (2)
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (6)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
He was a U.S. Representative for MN's 1st congressional district from 2007 to 2019.
In March 2017, Walz announced that he would not run for reelection to Congress. He ran for Governor of Minnesota and on August 14, 2018, he won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party nomination. He won the general election in November 2018.
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