House 2003-2012 (District 9A)
Party when first elected: Republican
Grade School; Elementary School; About 36 Different Schools in Ohio, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South DakotaMoorhead High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1962Concordia College, Moorhead; B.A.; Psychology and History-Political Science, 1966North Dakota State University; M.S.; Guidance and Counseling, 1968
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Norwegian, German, and Dutch ancestry.His father was in the grain elevator construction business so the family moved frequently. He first came to Moorhead, Minnesota in 1954. He moved there permanently in November 1956.Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.