House 1961-62 (District 55)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Sherburne
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Manager of Family Business (Farm, Potato Company and Garage)
Princeton Public Schools; Secondary; Graduate, 1938
University of Minnesota; B.B.A.; Agricultural economics, Cum Laude, 1942
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Princeton, Minnesota (City Planning Commission, Board Member);
19?? to 19??
United States Navy (World War II);
1942 to 19??
Four children: Stephen, Kevin, (sons); Susan, Nancy (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He unsuccessfully ran as the Republican Party candidate in the 6th Congressional District in 1962 and in 1964 against Alec G. Olson.
He was voted "Most Promising Member of the House of Representatives" during his term. (Star Tribune obituary, September 22, 2013)
He served as the executive director of the University of Minnesota Foundation. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree in recognition of his distinguished career at the Univeristy of Minnesota Foundation. (Star Tribune obituary, September 22, 2013)
He was buried at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Princeton, Minnesota.