House 1931-38 (District 48)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Sparta Public Schools, Wisconsin; Elementary School; Sparta High School, Wisconsin; Secondary; GraduateUniversity of Wisconsin; Attended College; 1909-1912
Marion Grey (married on February 2, 1918; she died on September 28, 1942); Margaret (remarried on April 8, 1944)
Three children: Robert, Elizabeth Anne, and Richard
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Sparta, Wisconsin when he was young, with his parents. He returned to Minnesota in 1914.He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. He was referred to as a Liberal. (Gieske, Millard L. Minnesota Farmer-Laborism, 1979, p. 238)He was the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's candidate for Governor of Minnesota in the 1946 election.He was a member of Sigma Mu fraternity.He died, of lung cancer, at home. A funeral service was held for him in the Elbow Lake High School Auditorium. He was buried in Union Cemetery. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Elbow Lake, Minnesota.Religion provided by his obituary.