Senate 1977-80 (District 49)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
White Bear Lake
Occupation (when first elected):
Educator, Former Elementary School Teacher
Hibbing High School; Secondary;
St. Cloud State University; Attended College; Teaching degree, 1951
Hibbing Junior College; Attended College;
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
White Bear Lake, Minnesota (Senior Citizen Advisory Committee);
19?? to 19??
White Bear Lake, Minnesota (White Bear Lake Conservation District, Board Member);
19?? to 19??
Ramsey County, Minnesota (County Commissioner);
1972 to 1975
Ramsey County, Minnesota (County Welfare Board);
1973 to 1975
Minnesota State Arts Board (Secretary);
1990 to ?
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (Commissioner, Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson);
01/03/1991 to 1996
Two children: Frederic "Fritz" (son), Marci (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Frederic W. Knaak
Special Legislative Concerns: education, taxes.
She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1974 election.
She held the first Nursery School license issued in Minnesota. (Obituary, 2/24/2020)
She is interred at St. John's University in Collegeville.