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Lautermilch, Eldon Floyd, 1949-
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Eldon Floyd Lautermilch was born on September 9, 1949 in LaFleche, Saskatchewan to Milton and Selma Helen (Fauser) Lautermilch. He has one sister, Shirley. He attended LaFleche School and the Saskatchewan Technical Institute.
After moving to Prince Albert in 1970, Lautermilch worked at Mac's TV and Radio Ltd. before taking over the family business, Old Fashion Foods, in 1978.
Lautermilch was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1986 and served as the New Democratic Party MLA for Prince Albert -Duck Lake constituency (1986-1991) and the Prince Albert Northcote constituency (1991-2007).
Lautermilch served in the Roy Romanow and Lorne Calvert Governments as Minister of Natural Resources (1992-1993); Minister of Rural Development (1992-1993); Minister of Energy and Mines (1995-2001); Minister of Economic and Cooperative Development (2001-2002); Minister of Industry and Resources (2002-2003); Minister of Aboriginal Affairs (2003); Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs (2003); and Minister of Highways and Transportation (2005-2007).
Lautermilch was also Minister Responsible for the following: Saskatchewan Forest Products Corporation (1992-1995); Saskatchewan Water Corporation (1992-1993, 1995-1997); Saskatchewan Liquor Board and Licensing Commission (1992-1993); Saskatchewan Wetlands Conservation Corporation (1992-1993); Saskatchewan Property Management Corporation (1993-1995); Saskatchewan Gaming Commission (1993-1995); SaskEnergy Inc. (1995-1997); Saskatchewan Power Corporation (1995-1997); Souris Basin Development Authority (1995-1996); Saskatchewan Energy Conservation and Development Authority (1995-1998); Saskatchewan Research Council (1995-2001, 2002-2003); Saskatchewan Government Growth Fund Management Corporation (2001-2003); Tourism Authority (2001-2003); Saskatchewan Opportunities Corporation (2001-2003); Wanuskewin Heritage Park Authority (2003); Saskatchewan Transportation Company (2005-2007); Highway Traffic Board (2005-2007); Property Management (2006-2007); and Forestry Secretariat (2006-2007).
On May 24, 2007, Lautermilch announced that he would not seek re-election. Lautermilch currently (2010) resides in Regina.
Lautermilch married Loretta Gail Brooks on October 17, 1970. They have three children: Rae, Eldon and Joanne.
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Authority record created on 2008-05-09. Approved 2012-03-06. Last modified on 2017-11-29.
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