House 1933-38 (District 29)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Redfield, South Dakota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Representative, Trades and Labor Assembly of Minneapolis and Minnesota State Federation of Labor/Former Telephone and Electrical Trade Worker/Former Theatrical Stage Lighting Work
Minneapolis Public Schools; Elementary School; Graduate
Minneapolis North High School; Secondary; 3 years
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Army (World War I, American Expeditionary Forces, Served Overseas);
1917 to 1918
Minneapolis, Minnesota (Board of Education);
1939 to 1948
3rd Congressional District, Minnesota;
01/03/1949 to 01/03/1961
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1896. He moved to Edmonds, Washington in May 1962.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the United States Congress in the 1960 election.
He was elected to the United States Congress as a Democrat.
He died in Seattle, Washington. He was cremated and the ashes were buried in Evergreen Washelli Cemetery.