House 2006-2010 (District 15B)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Benton, Sherburne, Stearns
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Stearns County Commissioner/Retired St. Cloud Parks and Recreation Director/Retired Cathedral High School Math Teacher and Coach
Mankato Loyola High School; Secondary; Graduate
St. Cloud State University; B.E.S.; Elective Studies: Recreation and Biology
Mankato State University; B.S.; Mathematics and Physical Education
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
St. Cloud, Minnesota (City Parks and Recreation, Director);
1969 to 2002
Stearns County, Minnesota (County Commissioner);
1999 to 01/18/2006
Faith "Faye" (married in 1963)
Four children: Kelly, Shannon, Coleen, and Ryan
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to St. Cloud, Minnesota in 1963.
He was a youth coach for five different sports; wrestling, track and field, cross-country, football, and soccer.
He was a gymnast.
He was diagnosed with brain cancer in January 2011. He died at home in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.