House 1953-62 (District 10)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Midway Township, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Minnesota Country Schools; Elementary School;
University of Minnesota; Attended College; 2 Years
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Cottonwood County, Minnesota (County Fair Board, President);
19?? to 195?
School District 33, Minnesota (School Board Chair, 10 years);
19?? to 19??
Evelyn Janssen (married in 1920)
Four children: Doris, and Phyllis (daughters); Martin "Bud", and Stephen (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
" Franz caucused with the liberal majority in the 1955 session…" ("Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Rep. Sam Franz." Minneapolis Star, Between November 1956-January 1957)
"Franz caucused with the Liberals." (Duluth News-Tribune, May 24, 1991)
He died at Good Samaritan Village in Mountain Lake, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Bethel Mennonite Church in Mountain Lake, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.