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Bruce Vento
Birth: Oct. 7, 1940
Death: Oct. 10, 2000

Democratic Congressman from Saint Paul, Minnesota for 12 terms. Born in St. Paul. Graduated from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Taught in Minneapolis Public Schools. Elected to Minnesota House in 1970. Elected to U. S. Congress in 1976 where he served until his death. Co-author of legislation in his first term that established the BWCA (Boundary Waters Canoe Area) in northern Minnesota. Friend of the wilderness and the disadvantaged all his life. (bio by: Bill Sonsin) 

Cause of death: Malignant Mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Oct 13, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 12979
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In Memory of Bruce, Thank You For all your work!
- Dave Weiss
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011
Bruce Vento was my science teacher at Nokomis Junior High in Minneapolis in the mid-1960's. Rest in Peace, Mr. Vento.
- Mike Wiklund
 Added: Sep. 2, 2011
A good friend and a good Member of Congress from the 4th Congressional District of Minnesota. G-d Bless you.
- Arthur F. Meincke
 Added: Jun. 18, 2011
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