The Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1961-62, and 1963-64, and In Memoriam list his birth year as 1892. Toensing and MHS Death Certificates Index list 1887. The Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002 lists his birth date as July 22, 1887 and his death date as February 19, 1964.
The U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 lists his middle name as Meade.
He moved to St. Louis County, Minnesota in 1902. In Memoriam lists 1906.
He was a Disabled American Veteran.
He was a member of the Farmer-Labor Party. (Minnesota Legislative Manuals, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1939, and 1941)
"He was held in such high esteem that the Conservatives appointed him, a Liberal, chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee to study claims against the state." (Minnesota Senate Journal, March 31, 1965)