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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 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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       NELSON                 TRAVIS               HOLLANDER
       16th District        17th District          18th District
  GAYLORD A. NELSON (Dem.) born Clear Lake June 4, 1916. Educat-
ed in Clear Lake graded and high schools. In 1939 B.A. from San Jose
State College in California; in 1942 LL.B. University of Wisconsin.
Since 1942 a practicing attorney. Elected to senate 1948; re-elected
1952 and 1956. In 1951 chosen Democratic floor leader; in 1953 assistant
Democratic floor leader. Served in army 46 months during World
War II. Home Address: 5627 Crestwood Place, Madison.
  16th senatorial district: All the towns, villages and cities in Dane
County except city of Madison; and 21st ward city of Madison.
  ROBERT TRAVIS (Rep.) born May 2, 1909 Platteville. Graduated
from Potosi grade and high schools; attended Michigan State College
2 years. From 1930-33 manager of Irvington Dairy Products Company
in Omaha, Nebraska. From    1933-40 engaged in farming. World WVar
II veteran, having served in anti-aircraft branch of armed forces.
Member of assembly 1947-1953. During 1949, 1951, 1953 sessions chair-
man Assembly Committee on Conservation, member Assembly Commit-
tee on Taxation, Committee on Rules. In 1955 member Senate Com-
mittee on Agriculture and Conservation. Elected to senate 1954. In
1957 elected Republican floor leader. Home Address: Platteville.
  17th senatorial district: Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette Counties.
  WALTER G. HOLLANDER (Rep.) born Sept. 8, 1896 in Fond du Lac.
Graduated Omro High School. Active farmer for 31 years on the farm
which has been the Hollander homestead since 1887. For 10 years has
operated local insurance agency. Member Springvale town board 1929-
31; town clerk 1931-38; town chairman and county supervisor 1938 to
date; chairman county board 1952 to date; director Rosendale Union
Free High School 1931-38; member Fond du Lac County P.M.A. Com-
mittee 1942-53; present member agricultural advisory board, First
National Bank, Fond du Lac; member various cooperative organizations;
member local board Pure Milk Products Ass'n; member Fond du Lac
County Fair Ass'n Board for past 6 years. Elected to senate 1956.
Home Address: Route 1, Rosendale.
  18th senatorial district: Fond du Lac, Green Lake, WTaushara Counties.

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