House 1969-70 (District 32B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Anoka, Hennepin, Ramsey
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Edison High School; Secondary;
St. Thomas College; College Graduate;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area;
1971 to 1975
Ruth Wichmann (married in 1949)
Six children: Mark, Diane, Mary, Lynn, Paul, and Carol
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Joseph A. Kozlak, Sr.
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1969-70.
He was the former co-owner of JAX Cafe and founder of Kozlak's Royal Oak Restaurant. He worked in the restaurant industry from 1943-1991. (Star Tribune obituary, August 1, 2012)
"He was elected to National Restaurant Board of Directors in 1980. He later served as president of the Minnesota Restaurant Association from 1982-1983. [He] was inducted into the Midwest Hall of Fame in 1993 serving the Midwest Food and Beverages Expo in St. Paul. Inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame in 2005." (Star Tribune obituary, August 1, 2012)
His funeral was held at the Church of the Holy Cross in Minneapolis on August 3, 2012. He was buried at Sunset Cemetery in Minneapolis.