House 1995-96 (District 50A); House 1999-2002 (District 50A); House 2003-2012 (District 48A); House 2013-2016 (District 31B)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Sales; Automotive Parts, Brookdale Ford
Anoka High School; Secondary; Graduate
North Hennepin Community College; Junior College/Community College;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Oak Grove, Minnesota (City Volunteer Fire Department);
19?? to 20??
Mary (married around 1985; reportedly going through the divorce process in late 2010)
Three children: Jeff, Gina, and Tommy
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was raised in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party before he ran for office. He switched to the Independent Republican party in the 1990s.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1992 and 1996 elections.
In the 2016, he lost the GOP endorsement and ran unsuccessfully in the primary. In 2018, he also ran unsuccessfully in the primary.
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1999-2000.