House 1979-84 (District 9A)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Staff, Moorhead State University
Bemidji High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1943
University of Minnesota; M.A.; Physical Education, 1950
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Naval Air Reserve (30 years);
19?? to 19??
United States Navy (World War II, 3 years);
194? to 194?
Moorhead, Minnesota (City Council Alderman);
1963 to 1972
Moorhead, Minnesota (City Mayor);
1972 to 1977
Kay (married in 1949)
Four children: Kari (daughter) (2 other daughters, 1 son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He ran unsuccessfully as the Republican endorsed candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota with John Johnson as Governor in the 1974 election.
He played football for the University of Minnesota.
He was the head fooball coach at Moorhead State University, 1960-1969. In 1969 he became athletic director.
He died of brain cancer at home in Moorhead, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead, Minnesota. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church.
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1979-80.