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Holmes, Fred L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1925

Biographical: U. S. senators, state officers, supreme court judges, state senators, members of assembly,   pp. [635]-[684] PDF (16.7 MB)

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656                  WISCONSIN     BLUE BOOK
                 MEMBERS OF ASSEMBLY
   ROBERT B. WOOD (Rep.) -was born Sept. 18, 1885, at Lake Preston,
 S. D., and moved to Wisconsin in 1891. He received a grade and high
 school education and began work as a railroad telegraph operator and
 later on was employed as station agent, train dispatcher and freight
 brakeman. He was then selected as assistant cashier and later as cash-
 ier of the Necedah bank, coming to the present position of president of
 the Adams County State Bank, eleven years ago. He held the posi-
 tion of assessor of income for four years; village president three terms;
 village treasurer five terms, a member of the school board for three
 terms, and during the world war was a member of the draft board of
 Adams county. He was elected to the assembly in November, 1924, re-
 ceiving 3,042 votes to 1,111 for W. A. Crothers; 880 for Earl Stafford
 and 389 for W. A. Grahn.
 HOME ADDRESS: Adams, Wisconsin.
                       ASHLAND COUNTY
  BERNARD F. MATHIOWETZ (Rep.) was the youngest member of
  the 1925 legislature. He was born at Sleepy Eye, Minn., Feb. 11, 1902,
  and attended a rural school in Bayfield county completing the course
  in 1917. He was graduated from the Ashland High School in June,
  1922, with honors and at the time of his election to the legislature
  was a junior in Northland College. Since Oct. 4, 1918, he has been em-
  ployed as a hostler on an afternoon shift from 3 P. M. to 11 P. M. on
  the "Soo" line and was able to attend school during the forenoon
take a full course of studies. His election to the assembly in Novem-
ber, 1924, without opposition gave him the first public position he has
  HOME ADDRESS       714 Ellis Ave., Ashland, Wis.
                         BARRON COUNTY
  FRANK ROEMHILD (Rep.) was born Sept. 16, 1866, in Dane County,
Wisconsin, and received a common school education. He taught school
for 18 years and then took up farming, in which he is now engaged.
He has been town clerk 1897-1903; assessor 1905, 1906 and 1907; chair-
man of town board 1908 and 1909; county assessor 1910 and 1911; chair-
man of town 1912; President and manager Oak Grove Insurance Com-
pany ten years; President Prairie Farm Telephone Company 16 years
and Sunday school superintendent. Mr. Roemhild is a successful farmer
and has devoted much of his time and energy to the benefit of the
community. He was elected to the assembly in November, 1924, with-
out opposition, receiving 6,790 votes.
  HOME ADDRESS Prairie Farm, Wis.
                      BAYFIELD    COUNTY
  ALFRED WARDEN (Rep.) serving his second term in the assembly
was born Dec. 29, 1852, on a farm in Eastfork township, seven miles
southeast of Hillsboro, Montgomery county, Ill. He was educated at
the district school, known still as Walnut Grove, and at a normal
school and the old time Hillsboro Academy established as a preparatory

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