Spouse/Partner: Laura Emelia Johnson (married on July 29, 1919)
Children: One child: Arloine (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Laura Emelia Naplin - Wife
He came to Minnesota in 1880 with his parents and was raised on a farm in Black River Township in northern Minnesota.
He was a strong progressive in his political views.
He suffered a stroke/apoplexy on January 4, 1927, the day he was sworn in, and died on January 15, 1927 at Miller Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. His funeral was held in Thief River Falls, Minnesota and he was buried in Black River Lutheran Cemetery in Wylie, Minnesota.
He was a member of Augustana Lutheran Church.
Religion provided by the Journal of the Minnesota Senate, March 17, 1927, p. 588.
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