House 1941-46 (District 12); Senate 1947-54 (District 12)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Lincoln, Murray, Pipestone
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Banking, Vice President-Cashier/Former Trucker/Former Farmer
Public Schools, Denmark; Elementary School; until the 6th grade
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Ruthton, Minnesota (13 years);
19?? to 19??
United States Army, Medical Corps (World War I; United States, England, and France);
04/07/1917 to 191?
Laura Jacobsen (married on July 26, 1924)
Three children: Cathleen and Constance (daughters), H. Clyde (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was the oldest of thirteen children.
He emigrated to Denmark when he was 3 years old, with his parents. They moved to Iowa in 1910.
He worked for 4 years as a share cropper in Vardaman, Mississippi. He also worked as a farm hand, trucker, and farmer.
He died at Good Samariitan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona of a cerebral hemorrhage while on vacation in Glendale, Arizona.