House 1955-62 (District 45); House 1963-66 (District 27); House 1967-68 (District 51B)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Benton, Sherburne, Stearns
Date of Birth:
Graham Township, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Farmer/Director, Graham Mutual Fire Insurance Co.
University of Minnesota, School of Agriculture; College Graduate;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Rice, Minnesota (Fire Department);
19?? to 19??
Rice, Minnesota (School Board Member);
1940 to 1944
Benton County, Minnesota (County Commissioner);
1944 to 1954
Mildred Eleanor Nelson (married on June 17, 1939; she died in May 1958)
Three children: Ivan Charles (son), Julie Faye, and Nancy Louise (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
"A Republican member of the Legislature from 1954 to 1968..." (Obituary, Star Tribune, June 18, 1994)
He moved to Country Manor Health Care and Retirement Center in Sartell, Minnesota in 1989.
He was a member of the Lions Club.
He died at Country Manor Health Care and Retirement Center in Sartell, Minnesota. His funeral was held at Graham United Methodist Church in Rice, Minnesota. He was buried in the church cemetery.
He was a member of Graham United Methodist Church in Rice, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.