Tom Hagedorn
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Tom Hagedorn
Tom Hagedorn
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 2nd district

January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1983
Ancher Nelsen
Vin Weber
Member of the
Minnesota House of Representatives

Personal details
Thomas Michael Hagedorn

(1943-11-27) November 27, 1943 (age 77)
Blue Earth, Minnesota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kathleen Middlestadt
RelativesJim Hagedorn (son)
Military service
Branch/service United States Navy

Thomas Michael Hagedorn (born November 27, 1943) is an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican from Minnesota.

Early life and education

He was born in Blue Earth, Faribault County, Minnesota, November 27, 1943; and graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1961.


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.

Hagedorn's son Jim Hagedorn was elected to Congress in 2018 from Minnesota's 1st congressional district, which contains much of the same territory Tom Hagedorn had represented.


  • United States Congress. "Tom Hagedorn (id: H000012)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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