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The Morrie Lanning file

Name: Morris "Morrie" Lanning Age: 67 Political history: Moorhead City Council, 1973-79. Moorhead Mayor, 1979-2001; Minnesota State Representative, 2002-1012. Education: Moorhead High School, 1962. Concordia College, BA, 1966. North Dakota State ...

Name: Morris "Morrie" Lanning

Age: 67

Political history: Moorhead City Council, 1973-79. Moorhead Mayor, 1979-2001; Minnesota State Representative, 2002-1012.

Education: Moorhead High School, 1962. Concordia College, BA, 1966. North Dakota State University, MS, 1968.

Family: Morrie and his wife, Ruthie, a retired elementary school teacher, have one daughter, Ann Christenson, one son, Mike Lanning, and six grandsons.

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