House 1983-90 (District 43A)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
United Church of Christ
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Educator/Management Consultant/Leadership Training, Dale Carnegie Institute/Retired Employee, General Mills
Goodland High School, Indiana; Secondary; Graduate, 15 Year Old
Indiana University; B.S.; Business Administration, 1935
University of Minnesota, Law School; J.D.; 1938, also listed as LL.B.
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Army Air Forces (World War II, Served Stateside, Intelligence Work, Lieutenant Colonel);
1941 to 194?
Mary Jane (married around 1941, she died in March 2004)
Four children: Melinda and Susan (daughters); John (died in 1971, before his dad served), and Rick (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was named one of the 100 outstanding young men of Minneapolis by Time magazine and the Chamber of Commerce in 1953. (Obituary)
He retired from the Minnesota Legislature and ran unsuccessfully for Minnesota State Treasurer in the 1990 election.
He was President of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches, 1969-1970.
He died of pneumonia in California. His funeral was held at Wayzata Community Church.
Religion provided by his obituary.