He was a farmer in Le Sueur Co, in addition he and his son Adrian owned and operated a resort on Lake Washington, Le Sueur Co, known as 'Biehn's Place' It was started in 1928 with 4 boats and a dock. The operation later expanded to include a log building for the sale of fishing supplies, candy, soda and beer. They also cleared land for a picnic area. The resort operated until the 1960's, when it was disbanded and the facilities sold.
He married Wilhelmina Margaret WILFERT (b. 4/11/1883)known as 'Winnie' on 9/2/1903. She was the daughter of John Christian Wilfert and Margaret Hermal. She died 4/18/1969 in Mankato, MN and was buried in Our Savior's Lutheran Church cemetery, Cleveland, MN.