House 2003-08 (District 21B)
Party when first elected: Republican
Brown, Redwood, Watonwan
St. James High School; Secondary; GraduateUniversity of Minnesota; B.S.; Agricultural Education
Four children: Greta and Margo (daughters), Thomas and Jake (sons) (all born while he was in office)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He became the Executive Director of the Center for Rural Policy and Development after leaving the Legislature.He won the August 9, 2022 special election to complete the late Rep. Hagedorn's unfinished term in the 1st U.S. Congressional District. He also won the general election primary on August 9, 2022 for the 1st U.S. Congressional District.Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.