House 1975-82 (District 46B); House 1983-92 (District 51B); House 1993-95 (District 52A)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Anoka-Ramsey Vo-Tech; Vocational-Technical School;
University of Minnesota; Attended College;
University of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute; Attended College;
Dunwoody Institute; Vocational-Technical School; Auto Mechanics, Graduate
George Washington University; Attended College;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
National Guard (8 years);
19?? to ?
Fridley, Minnesota (Building Standards and Design Control);
19?? to 19??
Anoka County, Minnesota (Chief Deputy Auditor);
1989 to 1991
Minnesota Department of Employee Relations (Deputy Commissioner, Labor Relations, Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson);
06/1995 to 10/1995
Minnesota Department of Employee Relations (Acting Commissioner, Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson);
10/1995 to 10/1996
Minnesota Department of Finance (Commissioner, Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson);
10/1996 to 01/1999
Minnesota Department of Employee Relations (Acting Commissioner, Appointed by Governor Jesse Ventura);
12/1999 to 2000
Jane (married around 1959)
Six children: Lisa, Laura, Leslie, Tony, Paul, and Matt
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Minneapolis at age 18 to learn auto mechanics at Dunwoody Institute (Star Tribune, 5/28/2017).
His interests included collective bargaining, pay equity, workers' compensation, and public employee pensions (Star Tribune, 5/28/2017).
He was instrumental in ending the metro bus strike and working to restore Minnesota's AAA bond rating (Arne Carlson, Star Tribune, 5/29/17).
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975.