House 1975-78 (District 27B); Senate 1981-82 (District 27); Senate 1983-86 (District 29)
Party when first elected: Republican
Blue Earth, Cottonwood, Faribault, Freeborn, Jackson, Martin, Nobles, Waseca, Watonwan
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Farmer, Dairy and Hog Farm
East Chain High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of Minnesota; B.S.; Agriculture, 1961
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Fairmont, Minnesota (Board of Education Clerk);
19?? to 19??
Fairmont, Minnesota (Board of Education);
196? to 197?
East Chain, Minnesota (Board of Education);
196? to 197?
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (Appointed by Governor Rudy Perpich, Chair);
04/09/1986 to 01/1992
Sharon (when first elected to the House); Candace Proulx-Peterson (when first elected to the Senate); Carol Wilson (fiancee when he died)
Three children: Anne, Mary, and Elizabeth (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: education, agriculture, job development.
He died at home in Oakdale, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Oakdale, Minnesota.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Fairmont, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975 and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1981-82.