Senate 1981-82 (District 38); Senate 1982-2002 (District 41); Senate 2003-2006 (District 40)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Dakota, Hennepin, Scott
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Senior Program Planner, Honeywell Defense Systems
De La Salle High School; Secondary;
St. Thomas College; B.A.;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Bloomington, Minnesota (Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Commissioner, 9 years; Chair, 2 years);
19?? to 19??
United States Army;
1946 to 1947
United States Army (Korean War, Corporal);
1950 to 1951
Bloomington, Minnesota (City Council; Vice-Mayor, 2 years);
1966 to 1977
Minnesota Governor's 21st Century Tax Reform Commission;
04/23/2008 to 12/01/2008
Lois Jean Winistorfer
Seven children: Cheryl, Mary Beth, Jennifer, Pamela, William III, Richard, James.
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: employment, housing, energy, insurance, banking, civil law, finance, taxes, local government, education.
He was a member of the Bloomington, Minnesota Historical Society.
He helped to establish Normandale Community College and helped to develop the Mall of America.
His funeral was held at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the Natural Resources Defense Council's State Directories 2005