Senate 1971-72 (District 54); Senate 1973-82 (District 12)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd, Wadena
Date of Birth:
Woodside Township, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Chairman, Bertha Co-op Creamery
Bertha Public Schools; Elementary School;
Bertha High School; Secondary; Graduate
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Bertha, Minnesota (City Mayor, 2 terms);
19?? to 19??
Bertha, Minnesota (City Fire Department);
19?? to 19??
Todd County, Minnesota (County Commissioner, District II);
01/08/1991 to 05/05/1991
Hazel A. Ludtke (married in April 1939)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: agriculture and natural resources, taxes, education, local government.
"He was chief author of the first agricultural land preservation legislation in the state." (Long Prairie Leader, May 8, 1991)
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
He had a twin sister, Myrtle.
He was a member of the Lions Club.
He had a heart attack and died either at home in Bertha, Minnesota or at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena, Minnesota. His funeral was held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bertha, Minnesota. He was buried in Zion Cemetery in rural Bertha, Minnesota.
He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Bertha, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975, Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1981-82, and his obituary.