Senate 1955-62 (District 46); Senate 1963-70 (District 26)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Editor and Publisher, The Albany Enterprise Newspaper
Albany Schools; At Least Elementary School; Graduate
University of Idaho; Attended College;
St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota; College Graduate;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Stearns County, Minnesota (Agricultural Society, Director);
19?? to 19??
United States Army, Engineers Battalion (World War II, Normandy Invasion; France, Belgium, and Germany; Recipient of Five Battle Stars);
194? to 194?
Minnesota Statehood Centennial Commission;
195? to 195?
Minnesota State Historical Society (Survey Analyst, Determined What Qualified in Minnesota for Addition to the National Register of Historic Places);
1972 to 1986
Kathryn/Katherine (married around 1951)
Six children: David, Gary, Mark, and Jeffrey "Jeff" (sons); Leora "Lee", and JoAnn (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
"As senator from the forty-sixth district (Stearns County) Harren will caucus with the Conservatives in this, his first term. (Henry M. Harren Resume. Source Unknown, 1955)
"Although legislators were not identified as Republicans and Democrat, Knapp said Harren usually voted with conservatives." (Former Albany-Area Legislator Dead at 69. St. Cloud Times, May 31, 1992)
He was a Grand Knight in the Knights of Columbus.
He died at home in Hastings, Minnesota.
Religion provided by Minnesota History, Fall 2008, p. 106.