Senate 1935-50 (District 43)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Stillwater Public Schools; Elementary School;
Stillwater High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1907
College; B.A.; 1911
St. Paul College of Law; LL.B.; 1914
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Board of Regents:
University of Minnesota;
01/28/1953 to 04/10/1959
Pauline (married on June 2, 1915)
Three children: Josephine "Jo" and Catharine (daughters), Karl (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing lists his death year as 1958(?). His obituaries in the Star Tribune and St. Paul Pioneer Press say he died on October 30, 1992 at the age of 103. Another article indicates that he was still alive in 1987.
He was of German ancestry on his father's side.
He was a member of the Lions Club, Elks, and Masonic Lodge.
He died at Greeley Health Care Center in Stillwater, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Ascension Episcopal Church in Stillwater, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.