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Martin Olav Sabo

Martin Olav Sabo, American former congressman. Manager, player Democratic Congressional Baseball Team, since 1987. Member National Conference State Legislation Leaders (past president).

Background

  • Sabo, Martin Olav was born on February 28, 1938 in Crosby, North Dakota, United States. Son of Bjorn O. and Klara (Haga) Sabo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, 1959. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, 1962.

    Career

    • Member Minnesota House Representatives from 57B District, 1960-1978, minority leader Democratic-Farmer-Labor party, 1969—1973, speaker, 1973-1978. Member United States Congress from 5th Minnesota District, 1979—2006. Chairman Democratic Study Group.

      Deputy majority whip 96th to 103rd Congresses. Member permanent select committee on intelligence 102d Congress. Chairman House Budget Committee 103d Congress.

      Ranking minority member house budget committee 104th-106th Congress, member standards of official conduct committee, appropriations committee, ranking minority member subcommittee on homeland security. Former member National Advisory Commission on Intergovtl. Relations; past president National Legislation Conference.

      Board regents Augsburg College.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Manager, player Democratic Congressional Baseball Team, since 1987. Member National Conference State Legislation Leaders (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Sylvia Ann Lee, June 30, 1963. Children: Karin, Julie.
    • father: Bjorn O. Sabo
    • mother: Klara (Haga) Sabo
    • spouse: Sylvia Ann Lee
    • children: Karin Sabo
    • Julie Sabo
    Martin Olav Sabo
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    Born February 28, 1938
    • 1959
      Augsburg College
    • 1962
      University Minnesota
    • 1973 - 1978
      Member, Minnesota House Representatives from 57B District
    • 1979 - 2006
      member, United States Congress from 5th Minnesota District
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