House 1903-08 (District 42); House 1911-14 (District 43); House 1917-24 (District 33)
Party when first elected: Republican
St. Paul Common Schools; At Least Elementary School; Minneapolis Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Matea E. Solem (married in 1894)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was a member of the Republican Party.He won a special election to the United States House of Representatives in 1929.He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 1932 and an unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1934, 1936, and 1938.