Josh Tilsen


Age: 67

commissioner of Minnesota's Bureau of Mediation Services labor relations agency who had been a member of Gov. Mark Dayton's cabinet since the beginning when the governor appointed him to lead the Bureau of Mediation Services in 2011, but who was most visible during controversial union elections like the effort to unionize home health-care workers in 2014.

Cause of Death: Staphylococcus infection

Born: January 4, 1950

Died: April 18, 2017

St. Paul, Minnesota