House 1977-82 (District 35A); House 1983-91 (District 32B)
Party when first elected: Independent Republican
Fillmore, Mower, Olmsted
Lanesboro High School; Secondary; University of Minnesota; Attended College; Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; Attended College;
Joyce (she preceded him in death)
Seven children: Sharon and Jane (daughters); Craig, Gary, Steven, Donald, and Jeffrey (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was born on a farm near Fountain, Minnesota.He died of cancer at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, Minnesota. His funeral was held on July 15, 2009 at Root Prairie Lutheran Church in Fountain, Minnesota.He was a member of Root Prairie Lutheran Church in Fountain, Minnesota.Religion provided by the Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1979-80.