House 1927-28 (District 47); House 1961-62 (District 47)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Barsness Township, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Editor and Manager, Pope County Tribune
Starbuck High School; Secondary; Graduate
St. Paul Institute; Vocational-Technical School; Graduate
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Army (World War I);
191? to 19??
Glenwood, Minnesota (City Mayor);
1924 to 1928
Minnesota (Probate Judge);
1932 to 1945
Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles (Deputy Registrar);
1956 to 1959
Grace Toombs (married on March 23, 1924)
Three children: Edward W. (son); Joyce and Joanne (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was a board member of the Pope County Historical Society.
He died at the Glenwood Retirement Home in Glenwood, Minnesota. He was buried in the Barsness family cemetery in Barsness Township, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.