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Ohm, Howard F.; Bryhan, Leone G. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1940

Members of the legislature,   pp. [23]-70 PDF (13.3 MB)

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58                  WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK
        WEGNER               DOUBLE               KIEFER
     Milwaukee, 16th      Milwaukee, 17th      Milwaukee, 18th
  HERMAN B. WEGNER (Prog.) was born on January 3, 1891 at Mil-
waukee. He attended parochial and public schools and at the age of
fourteen became an apprentice in the glove cutting trade. In 1915 he
changed to shoe cutting and in 1923 to leather garment cutting, which
trade he followed until 1937. Mr. Wegner is now a salesman with the
Gross Coal Company. He is a member of the Amalgamated Clothing
Workers of America, and has been an active member of the Glove
Workers International Union and the United Shoe Workers Union. Mr.
Wegner has been a member of the Socialist Party for the past twenty-
one years. He was elected to the assembly on the Socialist ticket for
the first time in 1932 and has served continuously since that time.
Home Address: 1305 West Cottage Place, Milwaukee.
  Milwaukee County, sixteenth district: The twenty-fifth ward of the
city of Milwaukee.
  WILLIAM F. DOUBLE (Rep.) was born at Milwaukee on June 12,
1910. After attending Ripon College and Marquette University he was
graduated from Marquette Law College in 1934. He worked for the Nash
Motors Company and for a transportation and a construction company
before he became a practicing attorney in Milwaukee. At Ripon he
served in the Reserve Officers Training Corps for two years and in the
Wisconsin National Guard for one year. This is Mr. Double's first term
in the assembly. Home Address: 2867 South Superior Street, Milwaukee.
  Milwaukee County, seventeenth district: Seventeenth and twenty-
seventh wards of the city of Milwaukee.
  EDWARD H. KIEFER (Prog.) was born May 1, 1874 in Milwaukee
and has resided in that city all his life. After attending the parochial
and public schools he became an apprentice in the painting trade at the
age of fifteen. He has been a delegate to a number of labor conven-
tions, a member of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper-
hangers for thirty-five years, and is an honorary member of that
organization. Mr. Kiefer has acted as business manager of his local
union for over eight years. He was a member of the assembly in 1911
and 1913 and has served continuously since 1931. Home Address: 2603
West Nash Street, Milwaukee.
  Milwaukee County, eighteenth district: Twentieth ward of the city of

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