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Margaret Kathryn Erickson

Margaret Kathryn Erickson, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1982, United States District Court Minnesota 1984. National Merit scholarship Gustavus Adolphus College, 1972, Resident Advisor Stone scholarship University Minnesota Law School, 1979-1982.


  • Erickson, Margaret Kathryn was born on July 29, 1954 in Sioux Falls. Daughter of Wendell Oliver and Kathryn Ann (Thorsgard) Erickson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1978. Juris Doctor, University Minnesota, 1982.


    • Tour guide Historic Fort Snelling/Minnesota History Society, 1972-1974. Field researcher State History Preservation Office, Fort Snelling, 1977. Researcher and writer Minnesota History Society, St. Paul, 1979.

      Attorney Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Worthington, since 1983. Book critic Tempest Magazine, Sioux Falls, 1990-1992. Adjunct instructor Worthington (Minnesota) c.C., 1986-1987.

      Judge Minnesota Book Awards, St. Paul, 1992, 93, 94, 95, 96. Co-leader Adult Great Books Discussion Group, Worthington, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1982, United States District Court Minnesota 1984.


    • Founding editor (newsletter) Placement Weekly, 1980-1982. Vocalist (quartet) The Waites, St. Paul, 1980-1988.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Delaware Minnesota Republican Convention, Minneapolis, 1972, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, Rochester, 1988, Duluth, 1992. Board directors Nobles County History Society, since 1987, Worthington Concert Association, since 1990, Nobles Council Art Center, since 1988, vice president, 1992-1993. Member American Association of University Women (branch president 1991-1993), Minnesota Bar Association (delegate 1991-1992, 94, 95, 96), Worthington Business and Professional Women (vice president 1990-1991, Woman of Year award 1990).



    Poetry, performing arts.


    • father: Wendell Oliver Erickson
    • mother: Kathryn Ann (Thorsgard) Erickson
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    Born July 29, 1954
    (age 63)