Senate 1977-82 (District 52); Senate 1983-86 (District 39)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: Hispanic, Latino or Spanish Origin
City of Residence (when first elected):
South Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected):
Social Studies Teacher, Lakeville High School
College of St. Thomas; College Graduate; 1960
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
South St. Paul, Minnesota (Economic Development Authority);
19?? to 19??
Three children: Chris and Tony (sons), Micaela (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: finance, employment, welfare, government, energy, housing, transportation, jobs and economic development.
He was of Mexican ancestry. (St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 13, 2004)
He was the first known Hispanic to serve in the Minnesota Legislature.