Born: Fosston, Minn, 1945
Graduated: Fosston High School, 1963
Military: U.S. Navy, 1964-67, rank E-4
College: University of Minnesota, Crookston, bachelor’s in agricultural business
Work: Co-owner and manager John Deere implement dealers in Havre, Grand Forks, N.D.; John Deere sales representative; ranches in Bear’s Paw Mountains
Children: Mark, Renee, Bobbi Jo, John, Sarah, Kurt, five grandchildren, one great-grandson.