House 1975-80 (District 19A); House 1981-84 (District 19B)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Anoka, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Clergy, Lutheran Minister; Chaplain, Hazelden Rehabilitation Center
Bloomington High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1963
Augsburg College; B.A.; Classical Languages, American History, and Theology, 1967
Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary; M.Div.; Pastoral Theology, 1971
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Department of Human Services (Assistant Commissioner, State Mental Hospitals; Appointed by Commissioner Len Levine);
11/1984 to 03/07/1986
Minnesota State Council for the Handicapped (Executive Director, Appointed by Governor Rudy Perpich);
09/1986 to 19??
Susan Luetje (when first elected); Single (first listed in 1983); Christine Halvorson (remarried after he left office, before 1987); Annette Roth (remarried around 1999)
Two children: Jennifer and Amanda (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He died at home in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He was pastor of First Lutheran Church in Harris, Minnesota and Calvary Lutheran Church in Stanchfield from 1971-74.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975 and Minnesota Legislative Manuals.