Paul Torkelson 16B

District 16B
About Paul Torkelson

Representative Paul Torkelson is in his fifth term in the Minnesota House. He represents all or portions of Brown, Redwood and Renville counties in the southwestern part of Minnesota.

Paul is actively engaged in the operation of his family farm where he raises corn, soybeans and hogs on the farm first established by his great-grandfather in 1878. He is a life-long resident of Minnesota, graduate of St. James High School and Gustavus Adolphus College.

Paul and his wife, Cindy, live in Hanska. They have two adult daughters, Annika and Britta.

  • Chair: Transportation Finance
  • Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance
  • Ethics Legacy Funding
  • Finance Ways and Means

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