Party affiliation: Republican
- Began as collector Merchants National Bank, Minneapolis. Later was president Security National Bank, and Chairman, Board Of Directors First & Security National Bank, now First National Bank & Trust Company, of which became chairman of the executive committee.
People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.