House 1955-62 (District 31); House 1963-72 (District 42) 1973-74 (District 60A)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Iron Mountain, Michigan
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Madison Public School, Minneapolis; Elementary School;
Phillips Junior High School, Minneapolis; Elementary School;
Central High School, Minneapolis; Secondary; Graduate
Dunwoody Trade School; Vocational-Technical School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Army Engineers (World War II);
194? to 194?
Three children: Douglas "Doug" (son); Judith "Judy" and Laura (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Swedish ancestry.
He moved to Minneapolis soon after his birth.
"As an active member of Local 292 IBEW for 70 years, Jim served as both Treasurer and President. A Journeyman Electrician, he worked at the Minneapolis Court House for 32 years." (Star Tribune obituary, August 10, 2014)
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
He was a member of Central Lutheran Church for 59 years.
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1973-74.
His funeral was held at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.