Former House Chief Clerk Ed Burdick has died.
Burdick first started working for the House in 1941 and served 38 years as chief clerk. He retired in 2005.
House Speaker Kurt Zellers issued a statement expressing his condolences.
“Ed was a Minnesota icon and the spirit of the Minnesota House of Representatives. Our chamber at the State Capitol will stand united today in memory of a fine man who truly defined the meaning of public servant,” Zellers said.