Senate 1955-1958 (District 18)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Wheeling Township, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Northfield High School; Secondary;
St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota; B.A.; Political Science, 1950
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Commission on the Problems of Mentally Retarded, Handicapped and Gifted Children;
19?? to 196?
United States Navy Air Corps (World War II, Pilot);
1943 to 1945
1st Congressional District, Minnesota (First Elected in a 1958 Special Election That was Called Due to the Death of August H. Andresen);
03/06/1958 to 01/03/1979
01/04/1979 to 01/03/1983
U.S. Executive Branch:
United States President’s Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations;
1982 to 19??
Gretchen Hansen Quie (married June 5, 1948)
Five children: Fred, Jennie, Dan, Joel, Ben
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Knut K. Finseth
He was born on a farm in Wheeling Township near Dennison.
He was a member of the Republican Party.
He had lain in state in the Capitol Rotunda on Saturday, September 9.