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Theobald, H. Rupert; Robbins, Patricia V. (ed.) / The Wisconsin blue book, 1968
(1968)

Biographies and pictures,   pp. [1]-68 PDF (23.4 MB)


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1968 WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK
          MATO                      STEVENSON                       McESSY
     Eau Claire, 2nd              Florence-Marinette            Fond du Lac,
1st
   LOUIS V. MATO (Dem.) born Pogradec, Albania, July 20, 1903. Educated in
grade
 and high schools in Albania; attended business college in Red Wing, Minn.,
1921-22.
 Salesman for chef supplies; operated own restaurant for 16 years. Possibly
first person
 of Albanian descent to serve in Wisconsin Legislature. Active in civic and
service pro-
 grams in Eau Claire County. Has served on Eau Claire County Board since
1952. Mem-
 ber of the Mental Health Advisory Committee 1959-63. Elected to the Assembly
in 1962,
 1964 and 1966. Member Assembly Veterans' and Military Affairs Com. and Transporta-
 tion Com.; served as chairman Assembly Revision Committee; member Joint
Com. on
 Finance, Legislative Council Public Welfare Committee 1965-67; Assembly
Taxation
 Com. 1963. Mailing address: Fairchild 54741.
   Eau Claire County, 2nd District: Eau Claire County except Wards 1, 2,
3, 5 to 10, 13
 and 15 of the City of Eau Claire, which are in the 1st District.
 LESLIE R. STEVENSON (Dem.) born Marinette, July 31, 1915. Educated Mari-
 nette public schools, Jordan College, University of Wisconsin short courses.
Superin-
 tendent of Public Works. World War II veteran; served in Army Corps of Engineers,
 European Theater of Operations, 1944-46. Member American Public Works Association,
 Elks; served as president of United Automobile Workers local 1957-60; president
Mari-
 nette and Menominee Labor Council 1958-61. Member city civil defense committee;
was
 alderman, president of city council 1958-61. Elected to Assembly in special
election No-
 vember 16, 1965; re-elected 1966. Member Assembly Municipalities Com.; mbr.
Jt.
 Legis. Com. to Visit State Properties. Mailing address: 603 Ogden Street,
Marinette
 54143.
 EARL McESSY (Rep.) born on farm in Fond du Lac County, Feb. 12, 1913. Grad.
 Fond du Lac Goodrich High School; B.S. Marquette Univ. 1939. Real estate
broker; for-
 merly purchasing agent, traffic officer, undersheriff, factory laborer.
World War II
 veteran; in Navy 1942-46; awarded 7 battle stars and 3 special citations.
Has served as
 chm. Red Cross chapter, Elks' Youth Activity Com.; pres. local PTA; vice-pres.
Central
 Education Council. Elected to Assembly 1956; now in 6th term. Chm. Assembly
Elec-
 tions Com.; mbr. Excise and Fees Com.; Governor's Comm. on Law Enforcement
and
 Crime; served on Assembly Municipalities Com. 1965, Legis. Council Insurance
and
Banking Com. 1965-67, 1964 World's Fair Participation Comm., Legis. Council
High-
way Adv. Com. Mailing address: 361 Forest Ave., Fond du Lac.
  Fond du Lac County, 1st District: Towns of Empire and Fond du Lac; City
of Fond
du Lac.
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