House 1983-92 (District 26B); House 1993-94 (District 29B)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Goodhue, Olmsted, Wabasha, Winona
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Retired Businessman, Grocery Stores/Former Aviation Mechanic/Former Licensed Commercial Pilot
Ceylon High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1951
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Air Force (Korean Conflict; Phoenix, Arizona);
1951 to 1956
Jeri Stade (married on February 14, 1956)
Three children: Vicky and Lori (daughters), Christopher "Chris" (member of the Dallas Cowboys football team, 1985) (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved from Phoenix, Arizona to St. Louis, Missouri in 1958. He moved to Rochester, Minnesota in 1961. He came to Elgin, Minnesota in 1963. He moved to Grand Meadow, Minnesota after he retired from the Minnesota Legislature.
He died at his home in Grand Meadow, Mower County, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Stewartville, Minnesota. He was buried in Grand Meadow Cemetery.
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1987-88.