Senate 1935-54 (District 13)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Lyon, Yellow Medicine
Date of Birth:
New London, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota; College Graduate; 1910
Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota; D.Litt.; Doctor of Letters, 1949
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Hillsboro, North Dakota (Superintendent of Schools);
Lindstrom, Center City, and Balaton,Minnesota (Superintendent of Schools);
Isabelle Casey (married in 1916, she died on October 20, 1964)
One child: Mary (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was raised on a farm in Murray County.
He was one of ten children.
He served as Chair on the Board of Trustees at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.
He was President of the Minnesota Education Association from 1948-1950.
He died from a stroke.