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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                                       53
           Representative                  Representative               
Representative
             LOFTUS                        DEININGER                    
   ROHAN
Thomas A. Loftus (Dem.), 46th Assembly District
  Born Stoughton, April 24, 1945, married; two children. Graduate Sun Prairie
Elementary and High
Schools; B.S. UW-Whitewater 1970; M.A. UW-Madison 1971. Full-time legislator.
Former administrative
assistant to speaker of Wis. Assembly; adjunct professor of political science,
UW-Whitewater. Veteran; served
in Army 1965-67.
  Elected to Assembly since 1976. Speaker of the Assembly since 1983. Majority
Leader 1981. Biennial
committee assignments: 1989- Jt. Com. on Employment Relations (co-chp. since
1983, vice chp. 1981); Jt.
Com. on Legislative Organization (co-chp. since 1983, vice chp. 1981); Assembly
Organization (chp. since
1983, vice chp. 1981); Rules (vice chp. since 1983, chp. 1981); Legislative
Council (vice chp. 1987, 1983, chp.
1985, mbr. 1981); Disability Bd. (mbr. since 1983). 1987- Legis. Coun. Com.
on American Indian Study
(chp.). 1985 - Select Com. on the Future of the UW System (chp.); Legis.
Coun. Com. on Employment
Disincentives (chp.); Wis. Strategic Development Comn. (also 1984). 1983-
Interstate Cooperation Comn.
(also 1981); Housing and Economic Development Authority. 1981 - Legis. Coun.
Com. on Medical Assis-
tance. 1979 - Health and Soc. Services (vice chp., also 1977) and its Subcoms.
on Welfare Reform (chp., also
1977) and on Cuban Refugees; Energy; Environmental Resources; Transportation,
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-3387; District: (608) 837-8420.
  Voting address: 1210 Columbus Street, Sun Prairie 53590.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 211 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952,
Madison 53708.
David G. Deininger (Rep.), 47th Assembly District
  Born Monroe, July 9, 1947; married; 3 children. Graduate Monroe H.S.; B.S.
United States Naval Acad-
emy, Annapolis 1969; J.D. UW-Madison 1978. Attorney. Vietnam Era veteran;
served in Navy 1969-75.
Member Optimist Club of Monroe (past pres.); Green Co. Bar Assn. (past pres.);
Green Co. Republican Party
(former chm.); American Legion and VFW; Monroe Theatre Guild. Green Co. Corporation
Counsel 1980-84;
Monroe School Board member 1986 to 1989.
  Elected to Assembly 1986; reelected 1988. Biennial committee assignments:
1989- Elections and Constitu-
tional Law; Health; Judiciary (ranking minority mbr.); Urban and Local Affairs
(also 1987). 1987 - Elec-
tions; Environmental Resources and Utilities; Labor; Select Com. on Rural
Development; Legis. Coun. Coms.
on Marital Property Implementation, on School District Boundary Changes (see.);
Gov.'s Comn. on USS
Wisconsin (exec. com.).
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-1192; District: (608) 325-6394.
  Voting address: 2116 11th Street, Monroe 53566.
  Mailing address: (office)'Room 308 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952,
Madison 53708.
Sue Rohan (Dem.), 48th Assembly District
  Born Appleton, November 23, 1952; 2 children. Graduate Wausau H.S.; B.S.
in education, UW-Madison
1973; graduate work in educational administration, UW-Madison. Former educational
diagnostician and
consultant, special education teacher. Member Madison Area Quality Improvement
Network (pres.). Former
member Greater Madison Convention and Visitor's Bureau (bd. of dir.); Phi
Lambda Theta (bd. of dir.);
National Education Assn.; Wis. Education Assn. Coun.; Madison Teachers, Inc.
(elected contract negotiator);
Citizens for a Better Environment; League of Women-Voters. Member-Council
of State Governments' Task
Force on Education and Task Force on State-Local Relations. Served on Madison
City Council 1983-85.
  Elected to Assembly since 1984. Biennial committee assignments: 1989 -
Colleges and Universities (chp.,
vice chp. 1987); Aging; Commerce and Consumer Affairs (vice chp. 1987, 1985);
Education (mbr. since 1985);
State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (also 1987); Gov.'s Coun. on
Business and Education Part-
nerships (also 1987, 1985); Task Force on Youth Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
(chp., also 1987). 1987 -
State Affairs; Legis. Coun. Coms. on Surrogate Parenting, on Targeted Educational
Services. 1985 - Eco-
nomic Development and chp. of its Subcommittee on State-Local Partnership;
Environmental Resources,
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-5342; District: (608) 221-3444.
  Voting address: 6100 Queens Way, Monona 53716.,
  Mailing address: (office) Room 118 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
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