Neil Wohlwend was born on May 12, 1913 in Barnesville, Minnesota, to Charles and Olga (Anderson). Neil’s grandfather was a Civil War Veteran and an early pioneer in the Clay County area. He married Ramona Glasman of Pequot, Minnesota, on January 1, 1939. They had one son, Charles.Neil graduated from Moorhead State College in 1937 and did graduate work at the University of Minnesota. He was a teacher and coach at Frazee (Minnesota) High School from 1938-1942 an also at Breckinridge (Minnesota) High School from 1942-1943. Neil was also a physical training instructor for the Army Pre-Flight School at Moorhead State College.Neil was a member of the Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, V.F.W., Elks, Athletic Association, Rod and Gun Club, a church deacon and trustee and was the second member to be admitted to the Moorhead State College Hall of Fame. He served in the Navy during World War II and was listed in Who’s Who in Minnesota.
The collection is a political collection, composed of the material of Neil Wohlwend who was a representative from 1973-1974. The collection consists of acts, bills, booklets, correspondence, and a 1973-1974 authors list.