House 1953-54 (District 30)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Saint Peter, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Cloquet High School; Secondary;
Southwest High School, Minneapolis; Secondary; 1942
University of Minnesota; B.S.L.; 1948
University of Minnesota, Law School; LL.B.; 1951
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission:
United States House of Representatives (Chief of Staff to United States Representative Dr. Walter Judd of Minnesota);
United States Army (World War II, Pacific Theatre;
1942 to 1945
Three children: Dwight and Ron (sons); Diane (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He became a resident of Minneapolis in 1942.
He was the Executive Director of the Citizens League in 1958-1967; he was the Citizens League board chair from 1974-1975.
He spent 15 years as an executive of General Mills.
He founded the Civic Caucus, a group of policy leaders focused on making Minnesota a leading state in the areas of health, education, and welfare, in 2005.
A memorial service was held at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie on November 10, 2012. He was buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.