Senate 1955-61 (District 12)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Lincoln, Murray, Pipestone
Date of Birth:
Garretson, South Dakota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Druggist; Store Owner, Vadheim Drug
Tyler High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy; College Graduate;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Tyler, Minnesota (Village Mayor, 3 years);
19?? to 19??
Tyler, Minnesota (Village Council, 9 years);
19?? to 19??
United States Armed Forces (World War I);
191? to 1919
Two children: Roger (son), Beth (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Toensing, In Memoriam, and the Minnesota Journal of the Senate, April 3, 1963 list his birth year as 1894. His death certificate and the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1961-62 list 1893.
His death certificate and several news sources list May 30 as his death date. In Memoriam lists May 29. He died of a heart attack at his home in Lincoln County, Minnesota in the early hours of May 30.
"The Tyler Conservative..." ("Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Sen. Vadheim." Minneapolis Star, January? 1961)
He was a member of the Kiwanis Club.
He was a member of First English Lutheran Church. Religion provided by In Memoriam.