Senate 1963-66 (District 32); Senate 1967-72 (District 27); Senate 1973-76 (District 38)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Lawyer/Former Teacher, Minnesota College of Law
Nazareth Hall Preparatory School; Secondary;
Notre Dame University; B.A.; Political Science, 1946 or 1947
Harvard University, Law School; LL.B.; 1950
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Navy Air Corps (Pilot, one source says he ended his military service in 1945, another says he served at the end of the Korean War);
19?? to 19??
Mary "Kaye" (married in 1952)
Nine children: Kathleen, Jeannie, Camille, Anita, Sara, Aimee, and Mary (daughters); Phil, and Joel (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Kathleen Ann Blatz
Thomas R. Berkelman
He was born and raised on a farm.
He was a member of the Republican Party.
He went into a coma and died at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minnesota. His funeral was held at the Nativity of Mary Catholic Church in Bloomington, Minnesota. He was buried at Assumption Cemetery.
Religion provided by his obituary.