Senate 1955-62 (District 10); Senate 1963-70 (District 18)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Cottonwood, Jackson, Watonwan
Mountain Lake Schools; Elementary School; Mountain Lake Public Schools; Secondary; GraduateUniversity of Minnesota, College of Business Administration; College Graduate; Business Administration
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
"...Franz was active in Republican Party politics, serving as chairman of the Cottonwood County Republican Committee and as treasurer of the Republican State Central Committee." (St. Paul Pioneer Press, January 22, 1985)He ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota Senate in the 1970 election.He was a member of the Rotary Club.He died from complications due to kidney failure and leukemia, at Good Samaritan Village in Mountain Lake, Minnesota.He was a member of Bethel Mennonite Church in Mountain Lake, Minnesota.Religion provided by his obituary.