Senate 1991-92 (District 12); Senate 1993-2006 (District 11)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Becker, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Stearns, Stevens, Todd, Wadena
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Farmer/Farm Business Management Instructor
Staples High School; Secondary;
Brainerd Community College; Junior College/Community College;
University of Minnesota; B.S.; Agricultural Education
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Marketing Services Division (Contractor);
01/2007 to 03/05/2007
Elaine (listed when first elected, no longer listed in 1997); Mary Beth Davidson (listed in 1999)
Five children: Seth, Stacia, Jordan, Mitchell and Michael
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: agriculture, health care, education, transportation.
He died, from brain cancer, at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. His funeral was held at the gymnasium of Staples High School in Minnesota.
Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.