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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1952
(1952)

Members of the legislature,   pp. [25]-72 PDF (17.1 MB)


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30                   WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK
      KNOWLES                 LENROOT                 HICKS
      10th District          11th District          12th District
  WARREN P. KNOWLES (Rep.) was born on August 19, 1908 at River
Falls where he received his early education. He holds the degree of
B.A. from Carleton College and LL.B. from the Law School of the Uni-
versity of Wisconsin. Since his graduation from  the law  school in
1933 he has engaged in the practice of law. Senator Knowles was a
member of the county board from 1936 to 1940 and is past president
of both the Kiwanis and Conservation Clubs. He was a lieutenant in
the navy and served on the U.S.S. Nevada during the invasions of Attu,
Normandy, and Southern France, being released from active duty to
serve in the 1945 session. He was author and sponsor of the bill creating
the Legislative Council and served as its first chairman. Senator
Knowles acted as Republican floor leader in the senate during the 1943,
1945, 1947, 1949, and 1951 sessions. This is his third term in the senate.
Home Address: New Richmond.
  Tenth senatorial district: Buffalo, Pepin, Pierce, and St. Croix
Counties.
  ARTHUR A. LENROOT, JR. (Rep.) was born in Superior on February
18, 1912. He was educated in the common and high schools of Superior
and then attended the Superior State College and the College of St.
Thomas. Senator Lenroot served two terms in the assembly and was
elected to the senate in 1946, and re-elected in 1950. Home Address:
707 East 8th Street, Superior.
  Eleventh senatorial district: Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas and Wash-
burn Counties.
  CLAYTON HICKS (Rep.) was born at Phillips on June 17, 1919. After
graduating from the Phillips High School he attended the University
of Wisconsin from which he received his B.A. degree in 1940. In 1946
he was elected to the office of county clerk in Price County. From 1942
to 1946 he served in the army and is now in the army reserve. Senator
Hicks is a member of the American Legion and of the Veterans of
Foreign Wars. This is his first term in the legislature. Home Address:
Phillips.
  Twelfth senatorial district: Ashland, Iron, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, and
Vilas Counties.


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