James Lee Hagedorn (August 4, 1962 – February 17, 2022) was an American politician from Minnesota. A Republican, he was the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district from 2019 until his death. The district covers much of the southern third of the state and includes Rochester, Austin, and Mankato.
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- Exactly two months after marrying my wife, Jennifer, and just six weeks into my job as the First District's Congressman, I was given unexpected and rather shocking news. Just like millions of other Americans, I was told by my doctor: you have cancer. After prayers and long talks with those closest to me, I was determined to fight it like hell.
- Rep. Jim Hagedorn announces he has kidney cancer (February 20, 2020)