Senator Tony Lourey
Tony Lourey was elected to the Minnesota Senate in 2006 and re-elected in 2010 and 2012. He grew up in a politically active family and has been involved in public policy most of his career. Prior to election to the senate, Lourey served as a Kerrick Township supervisor for 9 years.
Lourey is a 1985 graduate of Askov High School in Askov, Minnesota. He received a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Minnesota and graduated in 2011 with a J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law, with a focus on labor law and public policy. Lourey has worked as a public policy consultant, assisting county and state governments in finding ways to finance their health and human services programs.
Lourey has also worked as a database and software designer. He and his wife Marlana Benzie-Lourey also own Oak Lake apple orchard and Oak Lake Farms.