House 1995-2002 (District 21B)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock
Date of Birth:
Rock Valley, Iowa
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
University of South Dakota; A.S.; Medicine
South Dakota State University; B.S.; Pharmacy
University of Iowa; M.D.;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission:
National Rural Health Care Task Force;
Minnesota Board of Medical Practice (Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson);
1992 to 199?
ClearWay Minnesota Board (Appointed by Speaker of the House Steve Sviggum);
20?? to 20??
Ruth VanBuren (married on June 20, 1964)
Four children: Ricky, Angela, Stefini, and Curtis
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He ran unsuccessfully as the Independent Republican party endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1992 election.
He was a pilot of small planes.
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1999-2000.
Funeral service will be at 2:00p.m. on Saturday, February 19th at Bethany-Elim Lutheran Church in Ivanhoe, MN. Visitation will be held 5 to 7pm on Friday, February 18th at the Bethany-Elim Lutheran Church with a prayer service at 7pm. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service at the church. A private family burial will be at the West Elim Cemetery near Ivanhoe.