Senate 1933-34 (District 29)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election
Date of Birth:
Forest City, Iowa
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Editor, Farmer-Labor Leader/Former Teacher, Iowa Rural Schools and North Dakota Schools
Luther Academy, Albert Lea, Minnesota; Secondary; Graduate
Central College, Pella, Iowa; Attended College;
Valparaiso University, Indiana; College Graduate; 1908
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission:
United States Senate (Secretary for United States Senator Magnus Johnson);
07/1923 to 03/1925
3rd Congressional District, Minnesota;
01/03/1937 to 01/03/1939
Two children: (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1917.
He served as Secretary of the North Dakota State Socialist Party, 1913-1916. He was the General Secretary of the National Nonpartisan League, 1916 to 1923. He was elected to the United States Congress as a member of the Farmer-Labor Party. (Biographical Directory of the United States Congress)
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 1938 and 1940.
He was buried in Hillside Cemetery.