House 1971-72 (District 11B); House 1973-82 (District 29B); House 1983-84 (District 24B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Blue Earth, Nicollet, Waseca
Date of Birth:
Judson Township, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Mankato High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1937
University of Minnesota, School of Agriculture; Attended College;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Blue Earth County, Minnesota (County Sheriff's Civil Service Commission, Chair);
19?? to 19??
Lake Crystal, Minnesota (School Board, 12 years);
19?? to 19??
Francys (she died on December 4, 2008)
Two children: Owen and Paul (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was born near Lake Crystal, Minnesota.
"As one of only 31 Republicans in the Legislature during his first year in office, he joined his colleagues in wearing buttons that said, '31 Ain't Fun.'" (Obituary, Star Tribune, April 24, 1998)
He died of a heart attack or stroke while on his tractor at his farm near Lake Crystal, Minnesota. His funeral was held at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Crystal, Minnesota.
He was a member of Lake Crystal First Presbyterian Church.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975, MN Leg. Manual, and obituary.