1930 – Born on November 7th in Berlin, Germany. American politician.
1947 – He attended Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.
1950-1953 – He graduated from New York University School of Commerce, New York City, and New York University Law School.
1954-1959 – He was admitted to the New York bar and the Wisconsin bar, and commenced practice in New York City.
– Served in the United States Army Signal Corps.
1963 – He was the founder and chairman of Plywood Minnesota, Inc. (Home Valu Interiors, Inc.).
1971 – Was a Republican National Committeeman from Minnesota.
1978-1979 – Elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in November for the term commencing January 3rd.
– Appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Wendell B. Anderson.
1991 – He received the Citizen’s Medal for efforts in Ethiopia as President George H.W. Bush’s emissary.
2000 – Occupied the finance chair in Minnesota for President George W. Bush.
– He presently serves on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs and is a prominent member of the Council on Foreign Relations.