House 1981-92 (District 17B); House 1993-94 (District 16B)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Benton, Sherburne, Stearns
St. Cloud Cathedral High School; Secondary; GraduateSt. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota; B.A.; Education, 1980
Single (when first elected); Mary (first listed in 1985)
Two children: Jenny and Carolyn (daughters, born while he was in office)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was a member of the 'Gang of Seven' who helped to establish MinnesotaCare in the early 1990s (Access Press, March 10, 2018).He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in St. Cloud, Minnesota.Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1987-88.