He was born in Belle Fourche, South Dakota and received his LL.B. degree from the University of South Dakota in 1936. He practiced law in Belle Fourche and served in World War II in the United States Naval Reserve. He married Helen Brewer and they had four children.
He served as the State's Attorney for Butte County, South Dakota, for four terms and served six years on the Board of Regents. He was elected to the State Senate of the South Dakota Legislature in 1962 and Lieutenant Governor in 1964 and 1966.
| Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota
Categories: 1911 births | 2003 deaths | American Episcopalians | Lieutenant Governors of South Dakota | South Dakota state senators | South Dakota lawyers | People from Belle Fourche, South Dakota | South Dakota Republicans | 20th-century American politicians | South Dakota politician stubs