House 1953-61 (District 43); House 1963-66 (District 50); House 1967-72 (District 8)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Inspector and Supervisor, Seeger Refrigerator Company
St. Paul Public Schools; Elementary School;
St. Paul Public Schools; Secondary;
University of Minnesota; Attended College; Industrial Training, Special Extension Courses
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Willernie, Minnesota (City Mayor);
19?? to 19??
Four children: Richard and Thomas (sons), Sandra and Sharon (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Mahtomedi, Minnesota around 1932.
He was a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. He "was in the minority during a time of Republican control...winning control for the Democrats 'was always on his Christmas wish list.'" (Obituary, St. Paul Pioneer Press, January 13, 1998)
He was a member of the Board of Century Community College.
He was a member of the Masons and Lions Club.
He died of cancer. His funeral was held at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.