House 1967-72 (District 37); House 1973-74 (District 58A)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Executive Vice President, American Collectors Association
Southwest High School, Minneapolis; Secondary;
University of Minnesota; B.A.; Economics and Political Science, 1951
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Navy (2 years active duty, plus 6 years reserve duty) ;
1951 to 1953
13th Ward, Minneapolis, Minnesota (City Alderman);
1963 to 1967
Marion L. Myrland (married in 1951)
Three children: Daniel, Karen, and Nancy
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1973-74.
He was the Republican Party candidate for Minnesota Governor in 1974.
"John worked hard to reach his goal of playing on the University of Minnesota football team and becoming a member of the "M" Club. He played four years under Coach Bernie Bierman. He also boxed and notably sparred against Bud Grant." (Star Tribune obituary)
His funeral was held on January 20, 2023 at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.