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Lawyer , senator , State legislator

Howard Arthur Knutson, American state senator, lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1959, United States District Court Minnesota 1959. Recipient Distinguished Service award, Minnesota Social Services Association, 1974, Public Service award, Metropolitan State University Alumni Association, 1984. Board directors Fairview Community Hospital; chairman Fairview-Ridge Hospital; member advisory board Station WCAL Radio, Northfield, Minnesota.

Background

Knutson, Howard Arthur was born on May 16, 1929 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States. Son of Arthur K. and Ella M. (Kamplin) Knutson.

Education

Degree, Wabash College, 1949. AB, Luther College, 1951. Juris Doctor, William Mitchell College Law, 1959.

Career

Bar: Minnesota 1959, United States District Court Minnesota 1959. Claims manager Federated Insurance, 1953-1960. Partner Bergman, Knutson, Street & Ulmen, Minneapolis, 1959-1979.

Member Minnesota House of Representatives, 1967-1972. Member Minnesota Senate, 1972-1990. Partner Knutson, Stier, Ilstrup & Knutson, Burnsville, Minnesota, 1988^.

Board of directors Fairview Community Hospital. Chairman Fairview-Ridge Hospital. Member of advisory bd.Sta.

WCAL Radio, Northfield, Minnesota.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1959, United States District Court Minnesota 1959.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1951-1953. Member Dakota County Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Conference State Legislators.

Connections

Married Jerroldine M. Sundby, October 5, 1958. Children: David, Douglas, Eric, Annette, Amy.

father:
Arthur K. Knutson

mother:
Ella M. (Kamplin) Knutson

spouse:
Jerroldine M. Sundby

children:
David Knutson

Douglas Knutson

Eric Knutson

Annette Knutson

Amy Knutson