House 1961-62 (District 43); House 1963-66 (District 50); House 1967-72 (District 8)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Stillwater High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1945
Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota; B.A.; 1949
Minneapolis College of Law; B.S.L.;
William Mitchell College of Law; LL.B.; 1957
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Armed Forces (Korean Conflict);
195? to 1952
Washington County, Minnesota (Court Commissioner);
1958 to 1960
Washington County, Minnesota (District Court Judge);
1973 to 1996
Ellen Midthun (married in 1958)
Three children: Martha, Sarah, and Laura (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He served as president of the Washington County Historical Society.
He died at home in May Township, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Christ Lutheran Church in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.