|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Minnesota's 2nd district
January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1983
|Member of the|
Minnesota House of Representatives
Thomas Michael Hagedorn
November 27, 1943
Blue Earth, Minnesota, U.S.
|Relatives||Jim Hagedorn (son)|
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
Hagedorn served in the United States Navy in 1961. After returning to Minnesota, he engaged in grain and livestock farming in Watonwan County. He served as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1971 to 1975 and was a delegate to the Minnesota State and County Republican conventions I 1968, 1972 1976 and 1980. He was elected as a Republican to represent Minnesota's 2nd congressional district in the 94th, 95th, 96th, and 97th congresses, serving from January 3, 1975 to January 3, 1983. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to represent Minnesota's 1st congressional district in the 98th congress in 1982. Hagedorn was succeeded in the House by author, businessman, and musician Tim Penny.