Senate 1983-90 (District 56)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
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Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Doctor of Medicine
Waconia Public Schools; Elementary School;
Waconia High School; Secondary; Valedictorian, Graduate, 1941
University of Minnesota; College Graduate; PreMedicine
University of Minnesota; Medical Degree; Psychiatry Residency, 3 years; around 1966-1969
University of Michigan; Fellowship; Kellogg Fellowship, Special 2 Year Program for Family Practice, 1950
University of Minnesota, Medical School; Medical Degree; Bachelor of Medicine, December 1946
University of Minnesota, Medical School; M.D.; 6 months of Graduate School and Interned at Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota; April 1948
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Army, 1st M.A.S.H. Hospital (served in Fort Riley, Kansas and Korea, Captain);
01/1951 to 1952
Irene J. (married on May 10, 1944, divorced in 1961; Dorothy Schmidt (married on Feb. 14, 1962, she died in 1999); Sharon Harmon (married on Dec. 10, 1999)
Nine children: Cindy, Karen, Anne, Sally, and Debra (daughters with Irene); Sheila, Stacy, and Darcy, and Mark (stepchildren, Dorothy's children)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: economics, environment, health, education.
He was raised in Waconia, Minnesota. He lived in Redwood Falls, Minnesota before he moved to Afton, Minnesota in January 1970. He moved to Bella Vista, Arkansas around 2003.
His first and middle names, cities of residence when not in office, educational details, military service dates, and family details were provided by his daughter.