Information on
Representative James L. Oberstar

of Congressional District number 8 of Minnesota

[James L. Oberstar]
Extended Contact Information Political Profile
DC Address:The Honorable James L. Oberstar
United States House of Representatives
2365 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515-2308
DC Phone:202-225-6211
DC Fax:202-225-0699
Email Address:
WWW Homepage:

District Offices:
    231 Federal Building

Duluth, MN 55802
Voice: 218-727-7474
FAX: 218-727-8270
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    Brainerd City Hall
501 Laurel Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Voice: 218-828-4400
FAX: 218-828-1412
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    Chisholm City Hall
316 Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719
Voice: 218-254-5761
FAX: 218-254-5132
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Voting History:Click here   NEW
First Elected To Office:November 5, 1974
Year of Next Election:November 7, 2006
Previous Political Work:Sought Democratic Nomination for US Senate, 1984.;
Committee Membership:
   House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Ranking Minority Member

Office Staff Personal Bio
Chief of Staff:Bill Richard
Scheduler:Geri Sparling
Legislative Director: Chip Gardiner
Press Secretary: Mary Kerr
Hometown:Chisholm, MN
Birth:On September 10, 1934
in Chisholm, MN
Professional Experience
(including Military):
Chief Staff Assistant to Congressman John Blatnik, 1963-74;French/Creole Language Teacher, US Navy (Civilian), Haiti, 1959-63.;
Education:BA, French/Political Science, College of St. Thomas, St.Paul, MN, 1956;MA, European area studies, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium, 1957.;
Organizational Memberships:Northeast-Midwest Coalition
Co-Chair, Congressional Coalition Adoption.;
Family:Wife: Jean Kurth, 6 children.
Faith:Not Available

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