House 1977-80 (District 66A); Senate 1981-92 (District 66)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Electrical Engineer; Design Engineering Supervisor, 3M Company
St. Cloud Cathedral High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1954
Drexel Institute of Technology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Attended College;
University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology; B.E.E.; Electrical Engineering, 1964
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Sauk River Watershed District (Advisory Board);
Minnesota Mississippi River Parkway Commission;
19?? to 19??
United States Army (Korean War; 3 years);
19?? to 19??
Bernadine Riemer (married on April 25, 1959)
Six children: Jeanne, Paul, Bridget, Renee, John, and David
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: finance, transit, pensions, health and welfare.
He announced he was running, as an Independent, for the United States House of Representatives' 7th Congressional District in the 2010 election.
He worked on the guidance system for an Apollo Space Mission.
He was interred at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota.
He was a member of St. Casimir's Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minnesota.
He moved to Grey Eagle, Minnesota around 1993 and became a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1977-78.