House 1935-46 (District 14); Senate 1947-62 (District 14); Senate 1963-66 (District 17)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Redwood County Rural Schools; Elementary School; Milroy High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1926Mankato State Teachers College; Teaching certificate; 1926-28University of Minnesota; B.A.; Government, Political Science and Educational Administration; 1933
Agnes Schuller (married on June 3, 1940)
Five children: Marie, Ann, and Barbara (daughters); John Jr. and Dennis (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was born on a farm in Redwood County.He was one of eleven children.He was of Czechoslavakian and Austrian ancestry.He was a member of the Republican Party.He was the chief author of the bill to create Southwest Minnesota State University.Milroy and Wabasso are also listed as post office addresses for him.He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa.He died of lung cancer at Redwood Falls Municipal Hospital in Minnesota. His funeral was held at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Lucan, Minnesota. He was buried in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery in Milroy, Minnesota.Religion provided by Who's Who in Minnesota, 1958 and his obituary.