House 1955-62 (District 12)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Pipestone High School; Secondary; Graduate, Valedictorian, 1938
University of Minnesota, College of Agriculture; B.S.; Agriculture, With Distinction, 1947
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Commission on the Problems of Mentally Retarded, Handicapped and Gifted Children;
19?? to 196?
Pipestone County, Minnesota (County Statehood Centennial Committee);
19?? to 19??
Pipestone County, Minnesota (County Committee on Aging);
19?? to 19??
United States Navy, Hospital Corps (World War II, Southwest Pacific, Hospital Corpsman);
1942 to 1946
Hilda Lowe (married in 1952)
Four children: Alan, Ian, Brian, and Paul (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He moved to Pipestone, Minnesota in 1922.
In the 1955 session, he "caucused with the conservatives." ("Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Rep. Lawrence Cunningham." Minneapolis Star, Between November 1956-January 1957)
He was a member of 4-H and Kiwanis Clubs.
He died from lymphoma and leukemia at the Pipestone County Medical Center. His funeral was held at the First Presbyterian Church in Pipestone, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his obituary.