House 2007-2012 (District 18A)
Party when first elected: Republican
Silver Lake High School; Secondary; GraduateSt. Cloud State College; Attended College; Business and Management CoursesWillmar Community College; A.S.; Agricultural Business
Three children: (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He grew up on a farm.He ran unsuccessfully for the Republican party endorsement in House District 18B in the 2012 primary election. He lost the endorsement to Glenn Gruenhagen.He was a member of the Church of the Holy Family in Silver Lake, Minnesota.Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.