Jim Hagedorn

U.S. Representative from Minnesota

James Lee Hagedorn (August 4, 1962 – February 17, 2022) was an American Republican politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota's 1st congressional district from 2019 until his death.[1]

Jim Hagedorn
Jim Hagedorn, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 1st district
In office
January 3, 2019 – February 17, 2022
Preceded byTim Walz
Succeeded byBrad Finstad
Personal details
Born
James Lee Hagedorn

(1962-08-04)August 4, 1962
Blue Earth, Minnesota, U.S.
DiedFebruary 17, 2022(2022-02-17) (aged 59)
Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jennifer Carnahan
RelativesTom Hagedorn (father)
EducationGeorge Mason University (BA)
WebsiteHouse website

On January 7, 2021, Hagedorn voted to not approve Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election because of false claims of voter fraud.[2]

In 2019, Hagedorn was diagnosed with stage-4 kidney cancer.[3]

In January 2022, Hagedorn was hospitalized in Rochester, Minnesota, after testing positive for COVID-19.[4] He died on February 17, 2022 from cancer at the age of 59.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "GOP's Jim Hagedorn wins Minnesota's First District seat on fourth try". StarTribune.com. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  2. Yourish, Karen; Buchanan, Larry; Lu, Denise (2021-01-07). "The 147 Republicans Who Voted to Overturn Election Results". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-01-10.
  3. "Minnesota Congressman Announces He Has Stage 4 Cancer". The Epoch Times. February 20, 2020.
  4. Watson, Kathryn (2022-02-18). "Congressman Jim Hagedorn of Minnesota dies at 59". CBS News. Retrieved 2022-02-18.
  5. "US Rep. Hagedorn dies at age 59". KSTP. 2022-02-18. Retrieved 2022-02-18.
  6. Beavers, Olivia (February 18, 2022). "GOP congressman dies after battle with kidney cancer". Politico. Retrieved February 18, 2022.