House 1955-62 (District 12); House 1963-64 (District 19)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Teacher/Merchant, Current Lake General Store/Farmer
Pierpont and Bristol, South Dakota Schools; Elementary School;
Clarkfield High School; Secondary;
Teacher Training Department; Montevideo, Minnesota; Teaching certificate;
Augsburg College; B.A.;
Association Free Lutheran Theological Seminary, Plymouth; Masters Degree; Ministry, Ordained in 1968
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Ellsborough Township, Minnesota (School Board, Chair);
1945 to 1949
Eight children: (7 sons, 1 daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He became an ordained Lutheran minister in 1968.
He died of a heart attack during a church service that he was conducting in Granite Falls, Minnesota. His funeral services were held at Faith Lutheran Church in Granite Falls, Minnesota, and at Ellsborough Lutheran Church in rural Balaton, Minnesota. He was buried in Ellsborough, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.