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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1958
(1958)

Biographies and pictures of constitutional officers, supreme court justices, members of Congress, members of legislature,   pp. [1]-68 PDF (22.7 MB)


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JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT
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  ROLAND J. STEINLE* born at Milwaukee March 21, 1896. His ele-
mentary and high school training was received in Milwaukee. Com-
pleted law course at Marquette University in 1920 and admitted to
Wisconsin bar in same year. In U.S. army as infantry officer in World
War I. Practiced law in Milwaukee 1920-40. Served as special assist-
ant district attorney in 4 Wisconsin counties: Dodge, Forest, Mil-
waukee, Waukesha. Instructor of jurisprudence at Marquette Uni-
versity 1928-53. On January 2, 1940 appointed judge of 2nd judicial
circuit by Governor Heil, where he served until January 5, 1954.
Chairman of Board of Circuit Judges in 1949. Appointed by Governor
Kohler to fill the vacancy caused by resignation of Chief Justice Fritz.
Elected to Supreme Court April 1954.
  EMMERT L. WINGERT born Apr. 2, 1899 in Mt. Carroll, Ill. Edu-
cated Mt. Carroll public schools, Dixon and Mt. Carroll high schools,
Beloit College, Harvard Law School. Practicing attorney at Madison
1923-56. Executive counsel of Governor of Wisconsin      1929-30. He
represented the state in the National Conference of Commissioners
on Uniform   State Laws 1930-31. Vice chairman Governor's Commis-
sion on the Study of Retirement Systems 1955-56. Lecturer at Univer-
sity of Wis. Law School 1927 and occasional lectures there in later
years. President Madison Community Chest 1948-49. Has held a num-
ber of offices in state, regional and county bar associations. Ap-
pointed to Supreme Court Sept. 5, 1956 to succeed Justice Edward J.
Gehl, deceased.
  THOMAS E. FAIRCHILD born Dec. 25, 1912 Milwaukee. Educated
Grand Avenue School, Milwaukee; Riverside High School, Milwaukee;
A.B. Cornell University 1934; University of Wisconsin Law School, LL.B.
1938. Practicing attorney with Daniel H. Grady, Portage, 1938-1942;
attorney U.S. Office of Price Administration    1942-1945; practicing
attorney, Milwaukee 1945-1948, 1953-1957. Elected Attorney General
1948. U.S. Attorney, western district of Wisconsin 1951 to 1952. Resided
at Verona 1949-53. Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate 1950 and 1952.
Elected to Supreme Court April 3, 1956.
*Resigned effective Mar. 2, 1958


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