James Lee Hagedorn is an American politician from the state of Minnesota, Republican, he was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota’s 1st congressional district.
|Date of Birth||4 August 1962|
|Died||17 February 2022|
|Age ( 2022 )||59 years|
|Place of Birth||Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States|
|Spouse / Partner||Jennifer Carnahan (2018–)|
|Mother Name||Kathleen Middlestadt|
|Father Name||Tom Hagedorn|
|Education||George Mason University, Langley High School|
|Profession||United States Representative|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Last Update||February 2022|
James Lee Hagedorn was an American politician from the state of Minnesota. A Republican, he was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota’s 1st congressional district.The district covers much of the southern third of the state and includes Rochester, Austin and Mankato.
Jim Hagedorn Parents and Family
Hagedorn was born in Blue Earth, Minnesota, in 1962,the son of former U.S. Representative Tom Hagedorn and Kathleen Hagedorn .He was raised on his family’s farm near Truman, Minnesota, and in McLean, Virginia, near Washington, D.C., while his father served in Congress from 1975 to 1983.Hagedorn graduated from Langley High School.He graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and political science in 1993.
Jim Hagedorn Wife
Jim Hagedorn is married with his beautiful wife Jennifer Carnahan, the former chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota. They reside in Blue Earth, Minnesota.
Jim Hagedorn Net Worth
Jim Hagedorn has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2022.He was an American politician from the state of Minnesota,A Republican, he was a member of the United States House of Representatives.
Jim Hagedorn Career
Hagedorn served as a legislative aide to U.S. Representative Arlan Stangeland from 1984 to 1991.He then worked in the United States Department of the Treasury as director for legislative and public affairs for the Financial Management Service from 1991 to 1998 and as congressional affairs officer for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing until 2009.
From 2002 to 2008, Hagedorn authored a now-deleted blog, Mr. Conservative. Blog posts included sexist and Islamophobic comments, complaints about Barack Obama, remarks against Native Americans, homophobic statements, and anti-Mormon and antisemitic comments.Hagedorn said the blog was intended to be humorous and satirical.
In 2018 Hagedorn received the Republican nomination, despite the National Rifle Association endorsing another candidate, Carla Nelson, who also received funds from Representatives Elise Stefanik, Richard Uihlein and Paul Singer. Hagedorn described himself as the most conservative candidate, who was loyal to Donald Trump.
After Hagedorn won the primary, then-head of the National Republican Congressional Committee, Representative Steve Stivers, said “that is news to me” about the viewpoints expressed on Hagedorn’s blog. The NRCC spokeswoman said the posts were inappropriate and not condoned by the group.In the general election, with Walz giving up the seat to make a successful run for governor of Minnesota, Hagedorn bested Democratic nominee Daniel Feehan.
Jim Hagedorn Cause of Death
Republican Congressman Jim Hagedorn of Minnesota has died, his wife announced in a Facebook post Friday morning. He was 59.Hagedorn announced his kidney cancer had returned in July 2021. In January, he checked into the Mayo Clinic after testing positive for COVID-19.