House 1961-62 (District 54); House 1963-66 (District 52); House 1967-72 (District 52B); House 1973-74 (District 14B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Carlton, St. Louis
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Maintenance Department, Northwest Paper Co.
Cloquet High School; Secondary; Graduate
Superior Vocational School, Wisconsin; Vocational-Technical School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Cloquet, Minnesota (School Board Member, Treasurer);
1948 to 1961
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (Appointed by Governor Wendell Anderson);
07/1975 to 19??
First Wife; June Bakken (remarried, after he left office)
Two children (with his first wife): Gary (son), Gail (daughter); Five stepchildren (after he left office): Scott, Sean, and Philip (stepsons); Susan, and Patricia (stepdaughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Cloquet, Minnesota in 1930.
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party. (Obituary, Minneapolis Star and Tribune, July 5, 1986, p. 6B)
He died from a heart attack at Cloquet Community Memorial Hospital. His funeral was held at Bethany Evangelical Church in Cloquet, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.