Senate 1963-72 (District 2); Senate 1973-80 (District 34)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Olmsted, Wabasha, Winona
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Insurance Agency Owner/Daily Radio Show Announcer, Roger's Rumpus Room
Winona High School; Secondary; Graduate
Vocational-Technical School; Insurance Training Courses
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Lewiston, Minnesota (Justice of the Peace);
1951 to 1953
Lewiston, Minnesota (Village Council);
1956 to 1962
Minnesota State Transportation Regulation Board (Chair, Appointed by Governor Rudy Perpich);
08/1983 to 08/1989
Lewiston, Minnesota (City Council);
12/1989 to 199?
Lewiston, Minnesota (City Mayor);
1992 to 2001
Four children: Bruce (son); (3 daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: transportation, business, agriculture, labor-employment.
He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota Senate in the 1958 election.
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and was a Liberal.
He had a stroke and died at St. Anne's Hospice in Lewiston, Minnesota. His funeral was held at First Presbyterian Church in Lewiston, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975 and obituary.