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                        Barkley BARKLEY, Dean, a Senator from Minnesota; born August 31, 1950, in Annandale, Minn.; graduated Annandale High School 1968; B.S., University of Minnesota 1972; J.D., University of Minnesota 1976; practiced law in Minnesota; president, Dayton’s Furniture in Annandale 1988-1991; founder and chair, Minnesota Reform Party, later Minnesota Independence Party; unsuccessful candidate for the United States House of Representatives in 1992; unsuccessful candidate for United States Senate in 1994 and 1996; appointed on November 4, 2002, to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Paul D. Wellstone; took the oath of office in Minnesota on November 5, 2002, and in open session of the Senate on November 12, 2002, and served from November 4, 2002, until January 3, 2003.

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Senator 01/03/2002 01/03/2003 Senate MN
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