House 1979-92 (District 31A); House 1993-94 (District 27A)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Firefighter/Real Estate Salesman
Kiester-Walters Public Schools ; Secondary;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota (Firefighter, Captain, 21 years);
19?? to 19??
United States Navy (Korean War, Aircraft Carriers USS Antietam and the USS Oriskany);
1950 to 1953
U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission:
United States House of Representatives (Field Representative for United States Representative Gil Gutknecht);
199? to ?
State Legislative Staff:
Minnesota House of Representatives (Official Doorman/Master at Arms);
1999 to 2000
Albert Lea, Minnesota (City Mayor);
2001 to 2002
Grace McNeil (married on July 28, 1955)
Two children: Miriam (daughter); Robert (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was born on a farm near Walters, Minnesota.
He was a member of the Naeve Hospital Board, Golden Kiwanis, and the Sons of Norway.
He died, from complications related to congestive heart disease, at home in Albert Lea, Minnesota. His funeral was held at the First Baptist Church in Albert Lea, Minnesota. He was buried in Graceland Cemetery .
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Albert Lea, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.