Senate 1955-62 (District 63); Senate 1963-66 (District 57)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Detroit Lakes Schools; Elementary School;
Detroit Lakes High School; Secondary; Graduate
Seven children: (3 sons, 4 daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
"The Liberal senator's principle interest has been in the field of conservation, with co-authorship of the public access law and those on boat and firearms safety behind him." ("Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Sen. Walz." Minneapolis Star, January 1961)He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Eagles, and the Catholic Order of Foresters.He died in Becker County, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.Religion provided by his obituary and the Minneapolis Star, January 1961.
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