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Barish, Lawrence S.; Theobald, H. Rupert (ed.) / State of Wisconsin 1989-1990 blue book
(1989-1990)

Biographies and photos,   pp. [1]-98 PDF (37.2 MB)


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MEMBERS OF STATE LEGISLATURE                                        51
            Representative                 Representative               
 Representative
            COLEMAN                            WOOD                     
   ROBSON
Charles W. Coleman (Rep.), 43rd Assembly District
     Born Milwaukee; married; 6 children. Graduate Elkhorn H.S. 1950; B.B.A.
UW-Madison 1954, M.S.
UW-Madison 1959. Former Assembly Rep. Caucus Staff (dir.), Wis. Legislative
Council Research Associate,
university political science instructor, part-time farmer. Korean Conflict
veteran; served in Army 1954-56.
Member Walworth Co. Farm Bureau; William Graham American Legion Post 173;
Elkhorn VFW Post 6375;
Tibbets Grange; Walworth-Lakeland Elks Lodge No. 2201; Walworth Co. Rep.
Party (past chm.); UW-Ex-
tension Home Economics Adv. Com. (Walworth Co.); Gateway Vocational Educ.
Farm Training Adv. Com.;
Walworth Co. Educ. for Employment Council; First Congressional District G.O.P.
(past vice chp.). Former
member Rep. Party of Wis. Executive Com. Served on Whitewater Unified District
School Bd. 1978-83.
  Elected to Assembly since 1982. Biennial committee assignments: 1989- Agriculture
(also 1987); Educa-
tion (ranking minority mbr.); Ways and Means (mbr. since 1985). 1987 - State
Affairs; Legis. Coun. Com. on
Interstate Sales and Use Taxes. 1985- Elections; Rural Development; Legislative
Council Com. on Property
Tax Collection Laws. 1983- Highways; Revenue; Tourism and Recreation.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-9650; District: (608) 883-2810.
  Voting address: Town of Richmond.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 335E North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952,
Madison 53708; (district) N2430
Krahn Drive, Route 3, Whitewater 53190.
Wayne W. Wood (Dem.), 44th Assembly District
  Born Janesville, Jan. 21, 1930; married; 6 children. Graduate Stoughton
High School. Full-time legislator.
Former builder, contractor, factory worker. Member UAW; Rock Co. Dem. Party.
Former member Chil-
dren's Service Soc. Adv. Bd.; Sinnissippi Coun. Boy Scouts of Amer.; Rock
Co. Senior 4-H Council. Served
on Coun. of State Governments' Legis. Oversight Task Force 1983; Janesville
Housing Authority 1971-77;
Janesville City Council 1972-76 (pres. 1974-75); State VTAE Board 1975-76.
  Elected to Assembly in April 1976 special election; reelected since November
1976. Biennial committee
assignments: 1989- Criminal Justice and Public Safety (chp., also 1987);
Ways and Means (vice chp., also
1985, mbr. 1987); Housing, Securities and Corporate Policy; State Affairs
(also 1987); Select Com. on Health
Care Financing. 1987- Government Operations and Aging; Legis. Coun. Coins.
on Developmental Disabili-
ties Laws, on Interstate Sales and Use Taxes. 1985 - Jt. Survey Com. on Tax
Exemptions (co-chp.); Select
Com. on Work Incentives; Legis. Coun. Com. on Property Tax Collection Laws.
1983-- Jt. Survey Com. on
Debt Management (vice chp., eff. 10/14/83); Jt. Com. on Finance (also 1981);
Legis. Coun. Com. on Revision
of Town Laws (also 1981). 1981 - Local Affairs (chp., mbr. 1979, 1977); Energy
(also 1979); Labor (since
1975); Small Business and Economic Development; Urban Affairs and Housing;
Unemployment Comp. Adv.
Coun.; Wis. Housing Fin. Auth.; Legis. Coun. Com. on Correctional Services.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-7503; District: (608) 752-5485.
  Voting address: 2429 Rockport Road, Janesville 53545.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 121 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
Judith Robson (Dem.), 45th Assembly District
   Born Cleveland, Ohio; married; 3 children. B.S.N. St. John College 1961;
attended Beloit College; M.S.
UW-Madison 1976. Full-time legislator, registered nurse, gerontologist, VTAE
teacher and nurse practi-
tioner. Member Wis. Nurses Assn.; League of Women Voters (past vice president);
Environmental Decade
Group; Who's Who In American Nursing; Sigma Theta Tau; Beloit Art League;
Beloit Historical Society;
Wisconsin Federation of Teachers.
  Elected to Assembly in June 1987 special election; reelected 1988. Biennial
committee assignments: 1989-
Commerce and Consumer Affairs (vice chp., mbr. 1987); Family Law and Corrections
(vice chp.); Labor;
Ways and Means. 1987 - Health; Leg. Coun. Corns. on Uniform Anatomical Gift
Act (chp.), on Nursing
Home Reimbursement.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-9967; District: (608) 365-6587.
  Voting address: 2411 East Ridge Road, Beloit 53511.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 109 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.


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