Senate 1971-72 (District 33); Senate 1973-82 (District 42)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Crystal Bay, Orono Township, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Pillsbury Co./Sargent Management Co./Munsingwear, Inc./Soo Line Railroad/Northwestern National Bank
Blake School, Hopkins, Minnesota; Secondary;
St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire; Secondary;
Yale University; B.A.; 1942
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Marine Corps (World War II, Philippines, 1st Lieutenant);
1943 to 1946
Orono, Minnesota (School Board, Member, 8 years);
196? to 196?
Sally Whitney (her father was Wheelock Whitney)
Four children: Charlie (he was Gary Trudeau's roommate at Yale, Trudeau's comic strip character Mike Doonesbury was based, in part, on Charlie), George (sons); Sarah and Katharine (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Charles Alfred Pillsbury
John Sargent Pillsbury
- Great Great Uncle
John Pillsbury Snyder
- Second Cousin Once Removed
Special Legislative concerns: government operations, education, economic environment, taxes.
He was a member of the Republican Party.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975.