Senate 1987-91 (District 29); Senate 1992-99 (District 26)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Blue Earth, Faribault, Freeborn, Martin, Waseca, Watonwan
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Corn Processing Plant Manager, Owatonna Canning Co./Hardware Store Owner/Former Teacher
Mankato State University; B.S.; Health P.E.
Harvard University; M.A.;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
U.S. Executive Branch:
United States Farm Service Agency, Minnesota (Director);
02/26/1999 to ?
Five children: Robin, Mathew, Anna, Rosa, and Daniel
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: agriculture, small business development, processing of agriculture products, rural economic development job creation, education, crime, health care.