Senate 1967-72 (District 5); Senate 1973-76 (District 31)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
University of Minnesota; Attended College; Mechanical Engineering, 1927-32
Austin Community College; Attended College; Enrolled in 1989 to Finish His Mechanical Engineering Degree
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Austin, Minnesota (City Council);
19?? to 19??
Austin, Minnesota (City Mayor;
1954 to 1962
Minnesota Ethical Practices Board (Appointed by Governor Al Quie, Legislature Failed to Confirm Him Before They Adjourned Sine Die Which Was the Same Thing as Not Being Confirmed);
03/03/1982 to 03/19/1982
Five children: Beth, Charlotte, Michaell, Iris, and Leone (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Austin, Minnesota in the 1940s.
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsement for the Minnesota Senate in the 1976 primary election. He lost to Tom Nelson.
He died of respiratory failure at Austin Medical Center in Austin, Minnesota. His funeral was held at the Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin, Minnesota. He was buried in Calvary Cemetery.
Religion provided by his obituary.