House 2011-2012 (District 34A); House 2013-2014 (District 47A)
Party when first elected: Republican
U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland; B.S.; General Engineering, 1976Salve Regina College; M.S.; ManagementU.S. Naval War College; M.A.; National Security and Strategic PlanningU.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California; Doctoral Work;
Jan (married around 1986)
Three children: Kate (daughter), John and Luke (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He grew up in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. He moved to Minnesota in 2005.His grandfather served in the Wisconsin State Senate.He was a cofounder of Operation Homefront, a nonprofit organization serving military families of deployed service members.
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