House 1983-92 (District 33A); House 1993-94 (District 30A)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Cedar Falls High School, Iowa; Secondary; GraduateWorldwide College of Auctioneering, Iowa; Vocational-Technical School; 1978University of Northern Iowa; B.A.; Business, 1973
Three children: Margie, Paul, and Emily
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 2006. He lost to Tim Walz.Religion provided by Minnesota Public Radio, 2006.