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

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

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64                   WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK
      KOSTUCK               ZELLINGER                  GADE
        Portage                 Price               Racine, Ist
  JOHN T. KOSTUCK      (Dem.) a resident of Stevens Point, was born
there on October 7, 1892. Leaving school at the end of the third grade,
he went to work on a farm. At the age of fourteen when he was
assisting in blasting stone, he met with an accident which made him
blind. He entered the Wisconsin State School for the Blind and after
ten years was graduated from the high school department in 1918. Then
he attended the University of Wisconsin, specializing in political science
and economics. After teaching for three years in the high school
department of the School for the Blind at Staunton, Virginia, he entered
the piano business at Stevens Point. At present he is a salesman and
a piano tuner. He is serving his eleventh consecutive term  in the
assembly. Home Address: 130 Algoma Street, Stevens Point.
  VINCENT J. ZELLINGER       (Rep.) was born in Czechoslovakia on
February 10, 1901. He received his early education in the Nebraska and
Price County public schools. He has been a highway maintenance
worker, a farmer's co-operative store manager, and an electric welder.
Since 1930 he has been a dairy farmer. Mr. Zellinger has held the
offices of town chairman, member of the county conservation and
forestry committees, and school district director. He has served as
town clerk for thirteen years. He was president of Price County
Guernsey Breeders Association and legislative director of Elk Worcester
Local Farmers Union. Mr. Zellinger has always been interested in bet-
tering conservation and reforestation. In 1925 he took military train-
ing at Camp Custer, Michigan. This is his second term in the assembly.
Home Address: Phillips.
  HAROLD GADE (Dem.) was born in Denmark on February 12, 1899.
He was graduated from high school in that country and later attended
various business schools. He was an accountant for a number of years
and at present is department manager of Racine Consumers Co-
operative. From 1945 to 1947 he was a Racine alderman, and from 1947
to 1948 he was chairman of the Racine Housing Authority. This is his
second term in the assembly. Home Address: 1921 Fairview Terrace,
  Racine County, first district: The first, second, third, sixth, tenth,
eleventh, thirteenth, and fourteenth wards of the city of Racine.

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