Satveer Chaudhary
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Satveer Chaudhary

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American politician

Fridley, Minnesota
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Satveer Chaudhary

American politician
Summary
Experience
52
Years of Age
4
Years of Experience
MNResidence (state)

Satveer Singh Chaudhary (born June 12, 1969) is an American criminal and immigration lawyer, politician and a former member of the Minnesota State Senate and the Minnesota House of Representatives serving from 1996 to 2010. During his fourteen-year tenure, Chaudhary represented portions of Anoka and Ramsey counties in the northern Minneapolis and St Paul metropolitan area. The Senate District at the time of his departure from politics was known as Senate District 50. However, Chaudhary also represented the area in the Minnesota House from 1997-2000 as District 52A; and in the Senate from 2001 to 2002 as Senate District 52. While in office, Chaudhary served as a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, was the first Asian American legislator in Minnesota history. He was also the first South Asian senator in American history and for a time was the highest ranking political official of South Asian descent, as well as one of the youngest senators in that state's history.On August 10, 2010, Chaudhary was defeated by former Minnesota House Member Barb Goodwin in the primary election for the Minnesota State Senate seat. He then went on to resume his full time career as a private practice attorney in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
St. Olaf College
Harris Manchester College
University of Minnesota Law School

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 8)  
Representative
Minnesota State House of Representatives
1996 - 2000
Senator
Attorney
Chaudhary Law Office
Chief Executive Officer
The American Commerce Group
Foreign Policy Intern
United States Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Law Clerk
Hennepin County Attorney’s Office
Major
Minnesota Legislative Squadron, United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol
Special Assistant
Minnesota Attorney General Hubert H. Humphrey III

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 23)  
Co-Founder
Minnesota Asian-Indian Democratic Association
Former Member
Police Officers Alliance of Minnesota
Former Member
Minnesota Conservation Federation
Member
North American Hunting Club
Member
New Brighton Sportsmen’s Club
Member
New Brighton Historical Society
Member
New Brighton Eagles Club
Member
National Wildlife Turkey Federation
Member
Minnesota Pheasants Forever
Member
Minnesota Outdoor Heritage Alliance
Member
Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
Member
Fridley Human Resources Commission
Member
Ducks Unlimited
Member
Columbia Heights Lions Club
Member
Coalition of Labor Union Women
Member
Bass Anglers Society of America
Member
A Blanket of Hope
Member
Saint Anthony Chamber of Commerce
Member
University of Minnesota Industrial Relations Advisory Council
Member
Oxford Union Debating Society
Past Board Member
World Trade Center Corporation
Former Member
Crime Victim and Witness Advisory Council
Member
Legislative-Citizen's Commission on Minnesota Resources, present