House 1975-82 (District 52A); House 1983-86 (District 39B); Senate 1987-2012 (District 39); Senate 2013-2016 (District 52)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
South Saint Paul High School; Secondary; University of Minnesota; Attended College;
Two children: Jeffrey and John (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: finance, employment, education, taxes, economic development.He played hockey at the University of Minnesota.His father served as a County Commissioner and a City Council member.
The photos in this collection were scanned from the files of the Minnesota Senate Photographer
with the generous help of the Minnesota