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Toepel, M. G.; Theobald, H. Rupert (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1962
(1962)

Legislative branch,   pp. [343]-370 PDF (7.8 MB)


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PERSONAL DATA ON WISCONSIN LEGISLATORS,
                          1947-1961*
                          1947         1949          1951          1953
                     Sen. Assem. Sen. Assem. Sen. Assem. Sen. Assem.
Age:
  Oldest......................75  78
  Youngest...................24  25
  Average ...................50  52
Politics:
  Democrat..................... 5  12
  Progressive.................... 1  0
  Republican..................27  88
Occupations:
  A ttorney ......................................  11  12
  Farmer....................... 4  23
  Other .....................15  53
  Retired....................... 3   12
Marital status:
  Single     .....................2  11
  Married....................30  85
  Widowed..................... 1  4
Veterans ...................... 8  34
Service in previous legislatures:
  In senate......................22  1
  In assembly.................12  68
No. with experience:
  On  county board ......................  9  36
  On municipal govern, body 11   40
Education:
  Not beyond high school ........ 9  23
  Business college ......................  3  21
  Attended college.............21  56
  Degree  from college .............. 19  22
77
26
49
6
0
27
12
5
14
2
1
31
1
13
20
11
9
12
7
4
22
19
75
24
51
26
0
74
8
26
54
12
11
86
3
30
1
64
33
37
29
22
49
23
79    77
28    24
50    50
7     24
0     0
26    76
10    14
5     28
16    52
2     6
1     10
32    89
0      1
14    37
19      1
9     70
11    32
10    33
9     27
3     20
21    53
16    30
81    79
30    26
53    49
7     25
0     0
26    75
8     22
7     22
15    49
3     7
1     7
32    92
0     1
12    41
22     1
12    78
11    26
12    27
9     28
2     19
22    53
12    33
                                 1955          1957          1959       
  1961
                             Sen. Assem.   Sen. Assem.   Sen. Assem.   Sen.
Assem.
Age:
  Oldest .............. . ...........................  83  77  72  79  74
 74  76  76
  Youngest...................28      23      29    25      31    28     
29    21
  Average....................52      49      50    48      50    49     
50    47
Politics:
  Democrat.................... 8     36      10    33      13    55     
13    45
  Republican..................25     64      23    67      20    45     
20    55
Occupations:
  Attorney    ...................7   25       9    30      12    26     
14    21
  Farmer......................4      13       5    14       7    22     
 5    24
  Other .....................19      56      16    45      13    45     
13    50
  Retired......................3      6       3    11       1     7     
 1     5
Marital status:
  Single ..........................................  3  7  4  7  2 4  2 
10
  Married....................29      90      28    90      30    95     
30    89
  W idow ed ..................................... 1  3  1  3 1  1  1    
1
Veterans .....................18     38      21    39      20    41     
20    45
Service in previous legislatures:
  In senate...................20      0      10     1      28     0     
27     1
  In assembly.................14     64       7    13      11    66     
13    65
No. with experience:
  On county board.............10     22      10    29       8    31     
 8   30
  On municipal govern, body 12       29      11    26      11    26     
11    23
Education:
  Not beyond high school ........ 8  28       6    29       6    35     
 5   29
  Business college ...................... 1 15 3    9       4     7     
 5    11
  Attended college .................... 24 57 24   62      23    58     
23    60
  Degree from college .............. 13 38   18    45      19    39     
18   33
*Data for each session are compiled on the basis of the most recent legislator
re-
presenting each district.


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