Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
WEBER, John Vincent (Vin) (1952-)

WEBER, JOHN VINCENT (VIN), a Representative from Minnesota; born in Slayton, Murray County, Minn., July 24, 1952; attended the public schools; attended the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1970-1974; copublisher, Murray County newspaper; president, Weber Publishing Co.; press secretary to Representative Tom Hagedorn, 1974-1975; senior aide to Senator Rudy Boschwitz, 1977-1980; delegate, Minnesota State Republican conventions, 1972, 1978; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of St. Cloud, Minn.

Minnesota Historical Society
St. Paul, MN
Papers: 1950-1995, (bulk 1990-1992), 14.5 cubic feet.
The papers of John Vincent ("Vin") Weber include correspondence, printed materials, bills, voting records, legislative and project files, and miscellany. Subjects covered include agricultural policy and farming issues, state and House Republican philosophy and agenda, and economic development. Access to the papers requires permission. An inventory is available in the repository and online. The office destroyed most pre-1990 congressional office files.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassettes and Sound Tape Reels: 1980-1988, 6 commercials on 2 videocassettes and 3 commercials on 3 sound tape reels.
The commercials were used during Vin Weber's campaigns for the 1980, 1986, and 1988 U.S. congressional elections in District 6 and District 2 of Minnesota, Republican Party.

  • Weber, Vin. "Tyrannt of the Majority." In A House of Ill Repute, edited by Dan Renberg, 60-69. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1987.