Senate 1955-58 (District 50)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Eagle Lake Township, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Attorney/Former Teacher, North Dakota/Former Logger
Northwestern College, Fergus Falls; Attended College;
St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota; B.A.; 1922
University of Minnesota, Law School; LL.B.; 1925
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
United States Navy (World War I, 2 years);
191? to 191?
Fergus Falls, Minnesota (Municipal Court Judge);
1928 to 1940
Three children: Paul and David (sons), Julianne (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He "served as a DFL senator from Otter Tail County in the Minnesota Legislature from 1954 to 1958." (Obituary, St. Paul Pioneer Press, October 30, 1988)
He was a member of the Sons of Norway.
He died at the Pioneer Nursing Home in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.