House 1957-62 (District 52); House 1963-66 (District 58); House 1967-69 (District 58A)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Attorney at Law
St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota; B.A.; Economics
Georgetown University; LL.B.; 1949
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Armed Forces, Tank Destroyer Battallion (World War II, Europe, Corporal);
194? to 19??
Cass County, Minnesota (Assistant County Attorney);
1950 to 1953
Minnesota (Appointed by President Richard Nixon);
08/19/1969 to 06/01/1977
United States Federal Magistrate (Appointed by Minnesota Federal Judges);
06/01/1977 to 198?
United States District Court Judge (Nominated by President Jimmy Carter, Continued on as a Senior Judge after His Retirement in 1992);
02/22/1980 to 02/1992
Catherine "Colleen" Lucille (married around 1950)
Five children: Anne (daughter); Robert Jr. (he was an assistant to Minnesota Governor Al Quie), Gregory (he had meningitis), Richard, and David (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He grew up in Walker, Minnesota. He moved to Roseville, Minnesota in August 1969.
"He served in the Minnesota House of Representatives for 12 years as a Conservative." (St. Paul Pioneer Press, February 24, 1992)
He was a "lifelong Republican." (St. Paul Dispatch, August 27, 1969, p. 9)
He died from a heart attack. His funeral was held on March 4, 2005 at St. Odilia Catholic Church in Shoreview, Minnesota. He was buried in Roselawn Cemetery in Roseville, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.