House 1973-74 (District 64A)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Marketing Communications Manager, 3M
Johnson High School, St. Paul; Secondary; Graduate, 1952
St. Catherine's University, St. Paul; Postsecondary; Theology and Spirituality Classes, After He Left Office
College of St. Thomas; B.A.; Political Science, 1956
University of Minnesota; Attended Graduate School;
University of St. Thomas; M.A.; Counseling and Psychology, After He Left Office
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Governor's Commission on Law Enforcement;
19?? to 19??
Minnesota Governor's Commission on Crime Prevention and Control (Deputy Director);
19?? to 19??
Minnesota Commission on National and Community Service/ServeMinnesota Commission;
200? to 200?
Minnesota Board of Medical Practice;
06/2000 to 20??
Geraldine "Gerry" (married around 1957)
Four children: Robert Joel Jr., Peter, and Andrew (sons); Beth (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He ran for Mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota in 1970.
His obituary lists him as an Independent Republican.
He died of complications related to Parkinson's and other diseases at Woodlyn Heights Health Care Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. His funeral was held, on January 2, 2010, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.