Steven Trimble is a native of Emporia, Kansas. He graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelors degree in History and did his graduate work at the University of Chicago with an emphasis on Urban History. He relocated to Minnesota in 1969 were he became a college instructor and freelance historian.
Mr. Trimble served in the Minnesota Legislature from 1987 – 2000 representing district 67B in Ramsey County which included the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood which he so relishes.
He is a longtime educator, researcher and writer of local history.
Trimble has written several books,including:
In addition to his books, he has written articles for The Saint Paul Almanac, Ramsey County Historical Society Magazineand has appeared on KTCA programming.
He, at present, is a member of the Ramsey County Historical Society and serves on the St. Paul Heritage Preservation Commission. He is the founder of the Minnesota Cookbook Archives located at Metropolitan State University.