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October 27, 1943 (age 80) Baudette, Minnesota (

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Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

Little Canada, Minnesota, United States

College of Visual Arts, Century College

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Beverly M. "Bev" Scalze (born October 27, 1943) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she represented District 42, which included portions of Ramsey County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.


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Early life, education, and career

Scalze graduated from Lake of the Woods High School in Baudette. She later attended the College of Visual Arts in Saint Paul and Century College in White Bear Lake, receiving her A.D. and A.A. in art. She was a technician at 3M from 1962–1966, and was owner-artist of Scalze's from 1966-1996. She has been the owner and operator of Hoffman Corner Heating and Air Conditioning in White Bear Lake since 1996.

Minnesota Legislature

Scalze was first elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2004, and was re-elected in 2006, 2008 and 2010. She was a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and served on the Finance subcommittees for the Capital Investment Finance Division, of which she was vice chair, the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division, and the Health Care and Human Services Finance Division, and on the State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections Subcommittee for the Local Government Division.

In 2012, Scalze ran for the Minnesota Senate in District 42. She defeated April King, receiving 55.57% of the vote. She did not seek re-election in 2016.

Personal life

Scalze has been active in her local community and in state government for many years. She was a member of the Little Canada City Council from 1979–2002, and was the founder and coordinator of the local Multi-Housing Safety Coalition from 1996-2002. She was a member of the board of trustees of the Suburban Area Chamber of Commerce from 1980–1989, president of the Ramsey County League of Local Governments from 1989–1990, and vice president of the Little Canada Parent-Teacher Association. She has also served as a member of the Ramsey County Riverfront Facilities Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, as a member of the Minnesota Attorney General's Task Force on Pharmaceuticals, Medicare and Family Health and Task Force for Information Technology, and as a delegate to the Rush Line Corridor Task Force.


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