House 1957-62 (District 27); House 1963-66 (District 29); Senate 1967-72 (District 13)
Party when first elected: Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus
Date of Birth:
Maple Lake, Minnesota
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Wholesale Candy and Tobacco Distributor, Jude Candy and Tobacco Company
Maple Lake Public Schools; Elementary School;
Maple Lake Public Schools; Secondary; Graduate
St. Thomas College; B.A.; Business Administration
University of Minnesota; Attended Graduate School;
Minnesota College of Law; Attended Law School;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Mississippi River Parkway Commission (National Chair);
19?? to 19??
United States Army (World War II, Battle of the Bulge, Purple Heart and Bronze Star Recipient, 33 months);
194? to 194?
Minnesota Statehood Centennial Commission (Vice-Chair);
195? to 195?
Ten children: Thaddeus "Tad" (son), Marian, and Jacinta (daughters) (these three were born before he took office); Peter, John, Paul, and James (sons); Maureen, Maria, and Mary (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
"An active DFL worker making his legislative debut in the 1957 session is Rep. Victor N. Jude." ("Know Your Minnesota Legislature: Rep. Victor N. Jude." Minneapolis Star, Between November 1956-January 1957)
His father, Bernard Jude, was Mayor of Maple Lake, Minnesota.
He was a board member of the Minnesota Branch of the American Association of United Nations. He was also a member of the Lions Club, Knights of Columbus, and the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
He died of stomach cancer at St. Cloud Hospital in Minnesota. His funeral was held at St. Timothy's Catholic Church in Maple Lake, Minnesota.
Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1971-72.