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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
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            Representative                Representative                
 Representative
              FERGUS                         PLACHE                     
   LADWIG
 Scott C. Fergus (Dem.), 61st Assembly District
   Born Racine, January 27, 1955. Graduate Washington Park High School; B.A.
Carthage College 1978.
 Full-time legislator. Former executive dir. of Racine Co. Economic Development
Corp. (1987-88), bricklayer
 and cement finisher, executive dir. of a mental health clinic, policy advisor
to Assembly Committees on Educa-
 tion and on Economic Development. Member NAACP; Alliance for the Mentally
I1l; Northside Business
 Assn.; Downtown Racine Development Corp.; Racine Co. Econ. Devel. Corp.
Wis. Council on Mental
 Health Task Force on Homeless; appointed to NCSL's State Federal Assembly
and its Committee on Com-
 merce, Labor and Regulation.
   Elected to Assembly 1984; reelected since 1986. Biennial committee assignments:
1989- Housing, Securi-
ties and Corporate Policy (chp.); Environmental Resources and Utilities;
Financial Institutions and Insurance
(also 1987, mbr. 1985); Small Business, Employment and Training; Forward
Wisconsin, Inc.; Wis. Housing
and Economic Development Authority (also 1987). 1987- Trade, Industry and
Small Business (vice chp.);
Employment and Training; Housing and Securities; Legis. Coun. Coms. on Biotechnology,
on Nursing Home
Reimbursement. 1985 - Elections (vice chp.); Economic Development and chp.
Subcom. on Regulations and
Permits; Education; Legis. Council Com. on Venture Capital (chp.).
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-0731; District: (414) 633-4446.
  Voting address: 2142-1/2 Clarence Avenue, Racine 53405.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 107 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952,
Madison 53708.
Kimberly M. Plache (Dem.), 62nd Assembly District
  Born Racine, January 4, 1961; single. Graduate Racine Horlick H.S.; attended
UW-Whitewater; B.S. in
psychology, UW-Parkside 1984. Full-time legislator. Former legislative aide.
Member American Association
of University Women; Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Racine County; NAACP;
National Organization of
Women (NOW); National Women's Political Caucus; UW-Parkside Alumni Assn.;
Wisconsin Action
Coalition.
  Elected to Assembly 1988. Biennial committee assignments: 1989 - Colleges
and Universities (vice chp.);
Urban Education (vice chp.); Highways; Small Business, Employment and Training;
Urban and Local Affairs.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-0634; District: (414) 634-3948.
  Voting address: 1128 College Avenue, Racine 53403.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 32 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953, Madison
53708.
E. James Ladwig (Rep.), 63rd Assembly District
   Born Milwaukee, April 13, 1938; married; 3 children. Graduate Milw. Riverside
H.S.; B.S. 1960, M.S. 1961
UW-Madison. Legislator and investment broker. Former high school teacher.
Served in Army 1962-64. Mem-
ber Racine Kiwanis Club; Racine Co. Republican Party; American Legion Post
310; Salmon Unlimited; Univ.
of Wis. "W" Club; Hoy Nature Club. Former member J.I. Case H.S.
Parents Club (pres.); North Park P.T.A.
(pres.); Racine Aquatic Club (pres.). Served as town supervisor 1971-73,
Racine Co. supervisor 1974-78.
  Elected to Assembly 1978, 1980, 1984, 1986 and 1988. Biennial committee
assignments: 1989- Education;
Excise and Fees; State Affairs (ranking minority mbr., mbr. 1987, 1981);
State Supported Programs Study and
Advisory Com. (also 1987); Wis. Housing and Economic Development Authority
(also 1987, 1985). 1987-
Financial Institutions and Insurance (also 1985). 1985- Tourism, Recreation
and Forest Products; Legis.
Coun. Coins. on Environmental Resource Management, on Regulation of Financial
Institutions. 1981 -
Consumer and Commercial Credit; Tourism and Recreation. 1979 - Elections;
Financial Institutions; Tour-
ism, Recreation and Economic Development; Legis. Coun. Coins. on Constitutional
Bail Revision, on Pretrial
Release.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-9171; District: (414) 639-0081.
  Voting address: 4616 Marcia Drive, Racine 53405.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 336 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952,
Madison 53708.


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