House 1915-18 (District 45)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Bergen, Bremanger Parish
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Farmer/Former Employee, M. and St. L. Railroad Co., Minneapolis/Former Employee, Great Northern Railroad Co., St. Cloud/Former Mechanic, C., M. and St. P. Railroad, Minneapolis
Minneapolis Schools; At Least Elementary School; Evening Schools
Schools in Norway; At Least Elementary School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Game and Fish Commission (Warden);
1906 to 19??
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to American in 1890. He lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota then moved to St. Cloud, Minnesota. He bought a tract of timber land in Benton County, Minnesota in the fall of 1900 and made it into a farm.
He was a member of the Democratic Party.
He ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic Party endorsed candidate for Governor of Minnesota in the 1922 election.
His brother, Christopher, was a member of the Norwegian Parliament.