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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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MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY
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    LESSELYOUNG            PETERSON, C.              TRAVIS
    Fond du Lac, 1st      Fond du Lac, 2nd          Grant, 1st
  NICHOLAS J. LESSELYOUNG (Rep.) was born in Chilton on November
25, 1917. After graduating from Chilton High School he attended Mar-
quette University Law School from which he received an LL.B. in
1942. Since that time he has engaged in the practice of law. He served
as the first World War II commander of the American Legion in Fond
du Lac and was re-elected to succeed himself. In 1947 he received the
Junior Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award for com-
munity service and personal achievement. Mr. Lesselyoung is adult
chairman of the Fond du Lac youth center. In World War II he served
in the navy. Prior to his election to the assembly in 1950 he had held
no public office. Home Address: 222 Taft Street, Fond du Lac.
  Fond du Lac County, first district: Towns of Calumet, Empire, Fond
du Lac, and Taycheedah; city of Fond du Lac.
  CHARLES A. PETERSON (Rep.) was born on April 12, 1884 in Harris,
Minnesota. After graduating from Grantsburg High School he attended
the College of Agriculture of the University of Wisconsin for two years.
He has been a farm manager, a herdsman, and a teacher. At present
he is a farmer and a breeder of Jersey cattle. Since 1939 he has served
as town chairman and county board member. Mr. Peterson has held
offices in the Wisconsin Farm Bureau, Wisconsin Dairymen's Associa-
tion, and Wisconsin Jersey Breeder's Association. He has been chair-
man of the Wisconsin Association of County Agricultural Committees
and Soil Conservation Districts. This is his second term in the assembly.
Home Address: Rosendale.
  Fond du Lac County, second district: Towns of Alto, Ashford, Auburn,
Byron, Eden, Eldorado, Forest, Friendship, Lamartine, Marshfield,
Metomen, Oakfield, Osceola, Ripon, Rosendale, Springvale and Waupun;
villages of Brandon, Campbellsport, Eden, Fairwater, North Fond du
Lac, Oakfield, Rosendale, and St. Cloud; city of Ripon and fifth and
sixth wards of the city of Waupun.
  ROBERT TRAVIS (Rep.) was born on May 2, 1909 at Platteville.
After graduating from the Potosi grade and high schools he attended
Michigan State College for two years. From 1930 to 1933 he was man-
ager of the Irvington Dairy Products Company in Omaha, Nebraska.
From 1933 to 1940 Mr. Travis was engaged in farming. He is a World
War II veteran, having served in the anti-aircraft branch of the armed
forces. This is his third term in the assembly. During the 1949 and
1951 sessions Mr. Travis has been chairman of the Committee on Con-
servation. Home Address: Platteville.
  Grant County, first district: Towns of Beetown, Cassville, Clifton,
Ellenboro, Glen Haven, Harrison, Hazel Green, Jamestown, Lima, Paris,
Platteville, Potosi, Smelser, and Waterloo; villages of Cassville, Hazel
Green, Livingston, Potosi, and Tennyson; cities of Cuba City and Platte-
ville.


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