House 1961-62 (District 54); House 1963-66 (District 52); House 1967-72 (District 52B); House 1973-74 (District 14B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Carlton, St. Louis
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Maintenance Department, Northwest Paper Co.
Cloquet High School; Secondary; Graduate
Superior Vocational School, Wisconsin; Vocational-Technical School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Cloquet, Minnesota (School Board Member, Treasurer);
1948 to 1961
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (Appointed by Governor Wendell Anderson);
07/1975 to 19??
Gladys Bredenberg (married in 1935; she died in 1977); June Bakken (married in 1979, after he left office)
Two children (with his first wife): Gary (son), Gail (daughter); Five stepchildren (after he left office): Scott, Sean, and Philip (stepsons); Susan, and Patricia (stepdaughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Cloquet, Minnesota in 1930.
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party. (Obituary, Minneapolis Star and Tribune, July 5, 1986, p. 6B)
He died from a heart attack at Cloquet Community Memorial Hospital. His funeral was held at Bethany Evangelical Church in Cloquet, Minnesota. He is buried at Maple Grove Cemetery, Cloquet, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.