House 1983-88 (District 39A)
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):
St. Thomas Military Academy; Secondary;
College of St. Thomas; B.A.; Political Science
University of Minnesota, Law School; J.D.; 1968
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission:
United States Senate (Chief of Staff to United States Senator Dave Durenburger);
02/1989 to 01/02/1991
Minnesota Department of Commerce (Commissioner, Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson);
01/03/1991 to 07/30/1993
Metropolitan Airports Commission, Minnesota (Vice-Chair; Appointed by Governor Jesse Ventura);
1999 to 2010
Carolyn Dieveney (married in 1964)
Four children: Kristi, Mark, Liz, and Shannon
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He ran for the Independent Republican endorsement for the United States Senate in the 1994 election. He lost the nomination to Rod Grams at the state party convention.
He ran and lost to Rudy Boschwitz in the primary election to be the Independent Republican candidate for the United States Senate in 1996.
His funeral was held at Church of the Assumption in St. Paul on February 14, 2019.