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Darrell Eugene Wadena

Darrell Eugene Wadena, indian tribe executive.


  • Wadena, Darrell Eugene was born on November 23, 1938 in White Earth, Minnesota, United States. Son of John S. and Mary (Peabody) Wadena.

  • Career

    • Heavy equipment operator W.E. Wylie Construction Company, Minneapolis. Los Angeles, 1962—1963, Swingen Construction, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1970—1973. Managing director Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Construction Company, Cass Lake, 1973—2976.

      President Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. Chairman White Earth Band Chippewa Indians. Member International Union Operating Engineers American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1962—1974.

      Served with United States Army, 1956-1959.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    • Married Bonnie Londo, April 7, 1959. Children: Tony, Ann, Darrell Eugene, Shannon, Tracy, David.
    • father: John S. Wadena
    • mother: Mary (Peabody) Wadena
    • spouse: Bonnie Londo
    • children: Tony Wadena
    • Ann Wadena
    • Darrell Eugene Wadena
    • Shannon Wadena
    • Tracy Wadena
    • David Wadena
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    Born November 23, 1938
    • 1962 - 1963
      Heavy equipment operator W.E. Wylie Construction Company
    • 1970 - 1973
      Heavy equipment operator W.E. Wylie Construction Company
      Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
    • 1973 - 2976
      managing director, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Construction Company
      Cass Lake, Minnesota, United States