Senate 1971-72 (District 18); Senate 1973-80 (District 27)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Cottonwood, Jackson, Martin, Nobles, Watonwan
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
St. James High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1955
Mankato State College; Attended College;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Coleen Skarpohl (married on November 22, 1959)
One child: Janae/Jayne (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: agriculture, education, environment.
He grew up in St. James, Minnesota.
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
He was a Director of the St. James federal Savings and Loan.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the St. James Friends of the Library.
He died at home. His funeral was held on November 27, 1996 at Augustana Lutheran Church in St. James, Minnesota. He was buried in East Sveadahl Church Cemetery in rural St. James, Minnesota.
He was a member of Augustana Lutheran Church in St. James, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975.