House 1974-82 (District 50B); House 1983-90 (District 54B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
North Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected):
Advanced Product Reliance Technologist, 3M
St. James Grade School; Elementary School;
Monroe High School, St. Paul; Secondary; Graduate
University of Minnesota; Attended College; Extension
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
St. Paul, Minnesota (Police Officer);
19?? to 19??
United States Navy (Korean Conflict);
1948 to 1953
Rosemary (married around November 1954)
Five children: Victoria "Vikki," Nancy, Mary, and Paula "Polly" (daughters); Richard "Rick" J. Jr. (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
He died of a heart attack. His funeral was held at St. Peter's Catholic Church in North St. Paul, Minnesota. He was buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the Catholic Bulletin, 3/21/1975 and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1987-88.