House 1947-52 (District 41)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Former College Teacher, English Literature, College of St. Thomas
Harvard University; Attended College; 2 Months, Communications Course, 1943
St. Thomas College; College Graduate;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Navy (World War II, Aircraft Carrier Ship, Naval Communications Officer);
194? to 19??
Ramsey County, Minnesota (County Commissioner);
1957 to 1962
St. Paul, Minnesota (City Council Member and Public Safety Commissioner);
1966 to 1971
Ramsey County, Minnesota (County Assessor);
1971 to 1977
Seven children: Mary, Claire, Jane, and Lucy (daughters); Bill, Steven, and Michael (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He "was considered a liberal Democrat." (St. Paul Pioneer Press Obituary, March 14, 1999)
He ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party candidate for the United States Senate in the 1952 election. He lost to Edward Thye.
He died from a heart attack at his home.
Religion provided by Don Boxmeyer's obituary in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 16, 1999.