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Theobald, H. Rupert; Robbins, Patricia V. (ed.) / The state of Wisconsin 1983-1984 blue book
(1983-1984)

Biographies and pictures,   pp. [1]-98 PDF (32.6 MB)


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MEMBERS OF STATE LEGISLATURE
Representative
  TESMER
Representative
   PLEWA
Representative
GERLACH
Louise M. Tesmer (Dem.), 1st Assembly District
  Born Milwaukee, Dec. 25,1942; single. Grad. Bay View High Sch.; B.A. UW-Milw.
1964; J.D. UW-Madison 1967. Attorney.
Former assist. dist. atty. Milw. Co. Member State Bar; Dem. Party; Natl.
Order of Women Legislators; Natl. and Milw.
Women's Political Caucus; Kappa Beta Pi (internatl. legal assn.); Municipal
Justice Assn. (honorary mbr.); AFL-CIO; Amer.
Co. for Young Political Leaders (1974 del. to Soviet Union); Sigma Tau Delta
(honorary English frat.); NCSL's Arts, Tourism
and Cultural Resources Com. Former mbr. NCSL's Criminal Justice and Consumer
Affairs Com. and State-Federal Law and
Justice Com.; Milw. Bd. YWCA.
  Elected to Assembly since 1972. Deputy Speaker 1981. Biennial committee
assignments: 1983  Consumer and Commercial
Credit (chp.); Financial Institutions and Insurance; Judiciary (vice chp.
1979, mbr. since 1973); State Supported Programs Study
and Adv. Com. 1981   Assembly Organization; Aging, Women and Minorities;
Criminal Justice and Public Safety (mbr. 1979,
vice chp. 1977); Reapportionment; Rules; Legis. Council (eff. Jan. 1981)
and its Corns. on Elderly Abuse (chp.), on Prosecutorial
System and on Sexual Assault and Abuse (also 1979). 1979 State-Federal Relations
(chp.). 1977 Legis. Co. Corns. for
Investigation of the Conduct of the Personnel Bd., on Criminal Justice, and
on the Physically and Devel. Disabled. 1975
Commerce and Consumer Affairs (vice chp., mbr. 1973).
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-8588; District: (414) 482-3655.
  Voting address: 2314 East Rusk Avenue, Milwaukee 53207.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 102 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
John R. Plewa (Dem.), 2nd Assembly District
  Born Milwaukee, Sept. 22, 1945, married. Grad. Don Bosco H.S. 1963; B.S.
UW-Whitewater 1968; candidate for Master's
degree UW-Whitewater. Legislator. Former teacher. Member Milw. Society Polish
Natl. Alliance (former mbr. bd. of dir.);
Federation Life Assn. (former vice-pres., Group 3); Southside Businessmen's
Assn. (former Civic Affairs chm.); Wilson Park
Advancement Assn. and 4th of July Assn.; 2nd Assembly Dem. Unit (chm. and
former vice chm.); Catholic Knights Ins.-Branch
306; AFL-CIO-WFT Local 212 (former leg. chm.); Eleemosynarians of St. Frances
Hospital (former mbr. bd. of directors).
Former mbr. Cudahy Jaycees; Steelworkers Union.
  Elected to Assembly since 1972. Biennial committee assignments: 1983  State
Affairs (chp. since 1977, mbr. 1975, 1973);
Consumer and Commercial Credit; Financial Institutions and Insurance; Government
Operations. 1981  Insurance, Coopera-
tives and Risk Management; State-Federal Relations (also 1979); Building
Comn.; Legis. Co. Com. on Economic Development.
1979    Revenue (also 1977); Rules; Legis. Council (also 1977, 1975 and its
Com. on Hearing Examiner System). 1977
Tourism and Economic Development; Legis. Co. Com. on Juvenile Correctional
Facilities (chp.). 1975  Education (vice chp.,
mbr. 1973, and Jt. Interim Com.); Jt. Com. on Revisions, Repeals and Uniform
Laws (Assem. chp.). 1973  Tourism.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-7505; District: (414) 282-2659.
  Voting address: 5269 South 20th Street, Milwaukee 53221.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 107 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
Chester A. Gerlach (Dem.), 3rd Assembly District
  Born Milwaukee, June 26, 1947; married; 3 children. Graduate Don Bosco
High School; B.A. St. Norbert College 1969.
Legislator. Former teacher. Member Common Cause; Oak Creek - South Milwaukee
Dem. Party.
  Elected to Assembly since 1974. Assistant Majority Leader 1981. Biennial
committee assignments: 1983  Energy and Utili-
ties (chp.); Health and Human Services; Labor; Tourism and Recreation. 1981
 Elections; Energy; Reapportionment; Rules;
Jt. Com. on Legis. Organization; Jt. Audit Com. (Assembly vice chp.); State
Capitol and Executive Res. Bd.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-8580; District: (414) 764-2082.
  Voting address: 307 Menomonee Avenue, South Milwaukee 53172.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 108 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952,
Madison 53708.
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