House 1965-66 (District 19); House 1967-72 (District 19B); House 1973-82 (District 26B); House 1983-86 (District 27B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
School Teacher, Vocational Agriculture
Braham High School; Secondary; 1943
University of Minnesota; B.S.; Agricultural Education, 1951
University of Minnesota; Attended Graduate School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Hills-Beaver Creek, Minnesota (School Board);
Rock County, Minnesota (Fair Board);
19?? to 19??
United States Army Infantry (World War II, Pacific Theatre, 2 years);
1944 to 194?
Minnesota Education Council;
1968 to 19??
Kathryn Ann Thorsgard (married in 1953)
Five children: Margaret, Kirsten, Charles, Anna, and Hans
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was a member of the Republican Party.
He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975 and MN Legislative Manual, 1975-76.