Senate 1973-76 (District 15); Senate 1981-82 (District 15); Senate 1983-92 (District 11); Senate 1993-2002 (District 13)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Big Stone, Chippewa, Douglas, Grant, Lac Qui Parle, Pope, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Yellow Medicine
West Central School of Agriculture, Morris, Minnesota; Secondary;
Seven children: (3 sons, 4 daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: agriculture, agricultural and wildlife conservation, rural taxation, rail and highway transportation, improving the business climate, environment and natural resources.When first elected he considered himself an independent conservative. He was opposed to party designations.Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975.
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