Senate 1977-86 (District 10)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Becker, Otter Tail, Wadena
Date of Birth:
Fargo, North Dakota
Date of Death:
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Certified Public Accountant
Moorhead State University; B.A.; Accounting and Business Administration, 1966
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Army National Guard;
1963 to 1969
7th Congressional District, Minnesota;
01/03/1991 to 20??
Three children: Sean (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: workers compensation, agriculture, education, small business, taxes, alcohol and drug abuse, transportation.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States House of Representatives in 1981, 1986, and 1988. He lost to Arlan Stangeland in 1986 by only 121 votes. The recount was stopped when he conceded that it wouldn't change the outcome of the election.