House 1999-2012 (District 4B)
Party when first elected: Republican
Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca, Wadena
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Christian Missionary Alliance
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Summer Camp Manager and Caretaker, Trinity Lutheran Church of Minnehaha Falls, Stony Lake
Minneapolis Roosevelt High School; Secondary; 1965
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Myrna (married in 1965)
Five children: Chris, Carrie, Michael, Dan, Courtney
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He grew up in south Minneapolis, Minnesota. He moved to northern Minnesota in 1991.
According to an article in the July 5, 2007 issue of the Times Online, he is a descendant of Betsy Ross.
Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.
"He loved the dynamics of state government and was a strong champion for his constituents and the causes that were dear to him. He advanced legislation for veteran and conservation initiatives, as well as for the small business owner and his home community." (Whispering Pines Funeral & Cremation Service obituary)
A celebration of his life was held at Calvary Evangelical Free Church in Walker, Minnesota on June 23, 2023.