Birthplace: Burbank, MN
Location of death: Alexandria, MN
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Kinkead Cemetery, Alexandria, MN
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Republican 
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Minnesota, 1923-47
One of only two US Senators to vote against ratifying the UN Charter.
 Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party (1923-41), Republican prior and thereafter.
Wife: Lula Anderson (m. 23-Apr-1906, one son adopted)
Son: Weston R. Shipstead (adopted)
University: St. Cloud State Normal School, St. Cloud, MN
Medical School: Dentistry, Northwestern University (1903)
US Senator, Minnesota (4-Mar-1923 to 3-Jan-1947)
Minnesota State House of Representatives (1917)
Mayor Glenwood, MN (1911-13)
Woodmen of the World
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