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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
            HAMILTON                            ZIEN                    
VAN GORDEN
 Leo Richard Hamilton (Dem.), 67th Assembly District
     Born St. Paul, MN, December 13, 1927; married; 3 children. Grad. St.
Thomas Military Acad., St. Paul,
 MN; B.A. Univ. of Notre Dame 1949. Former public relations officer, tavern
owner, utility salesman and
 automobile dealer. Korean Conflict veteran; served in Army 1951-53. Member
Rotary Club (bd. mbr.); Ameri-
 can Legion; D.A.V.; Chamber of Commerce; Industrial Development Corp.; Metropolitan
Planning Organ-
 ization; Chippewa Valley Ecumenical Housing Bd. Former member Toastmasters;
Elks. Member Chippewa
 Co. Emergency Planning Comn.; Wis. Retirement Bd. 1984-86; Mayor of Chippewa
Falls 1981-87.
   Elected to Assembly 1986; reelected 1988. Biennial committee assignments:
1989 - Excise and Fees (vice
chp., also 1987); Urban and Local Affairs (vice chp., also 1987); Financial
Institutions and Insurance (also
1987); State Affairs; Jt. Survey Com. on Retirement Systems (also 1987);
Retirement Research Com. (also
1987). 1987 - Legis. Coun. Com. on School District Boundary Changes.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-1194; District: (715) 723-3300.
  Voting address: 1008 West Spruce Street, Chippewa Falls 54729.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 34 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison
53708.
David A. Zien (Rep.), 68th Assembly District
     Born Chippewa Falls, March 15, 1950; married; 6 children. Grad. Cadott
H.S.; B.S. UW-Eau Claire
 1974; M.S. UW-Stout 1975; attended UW-Superior and UW-Madison. Full-time
legislator. Former campus
 administrator at North Central Tech. College, job service manager and counselor,
veterans counselor, long-
 shoreman and roofer. Vietnam veteran; served in Marines 1968-70. Member
Eau Claire Chamber of Com-
 merce (legis. com.); Eau Claire Blue Ribbon Com.; Wis. Vietnam Veterans
Mem. Project (bd. of dir.); Central
 Wis. World Trade Assn. (bd. of dir.); Wis. Community Education (bd. of dir.);
Stanley Industrial Devel. Corp.
 (bd. of dir.); Eau Claire Public Affairs Com. (bd. of dir.); Cadott, Stanley
and Taylor Co. Historical Societies;
 Toastmasters; NRA; Masons; DAV; Amer. Legion; Wis. Vocational Assn.; Harley
Owners Group; Indian-
 Head Track Club; Eau Claire Child Care Task Force; Amer. Motorcycle Assn.;
Chippewa Valley Marine
 Club; Wis. Assn. of Concerned Veterans; Forward Wis. Regional Marketing
Group; Eau Claire Rod and Gun
 Club; Western Wis. 2000; Veterans Preference Com.; NatI. Mgt. Assn.; Medford
Area Improvement and Long
 Range Planning Comn.; Medford Natl. Bank Adv. Com.; Motorcycle Safety Technical
Com.; Internatl. Assn.
 of Personnel in Employment Security (Internatl. Veterans chm. 1982-83);
VFW (state officer); Council of
 Veterans Programs (legis. program and review com.); church council member.
State Veterans Day Chm. 1987-
 89; Gov.'s Coun. on Business and Education Partnerships 1987-present.
 Elected to Assembly 1988. Biennial committee assignments: 1989 - Excise
and Fees; Rural Development
 and Forestry; Urban and Local Affairs; Veterans and Military Affairs; Legislative
Council.
 Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-9172; District: (715) 447-8429.
 Voting address: (Town of Taft) W15153 CTH S, Gilman 54433.
 Mailing address: (office) Room 324 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
 Heron A. "Pink" Van Gorden (Rep.), 69th Assembly District
 Born Alma Center, October 9, 1926; married; one child. Graduate Neillsville
High School. Feed dealer.
 Veteran; Army 1945-47; National Guard 1947-65. Member Wisconsin Feed, Seed
and Farm Supply Assn.
 (past secy.-treas. and director); American Legion (past commander); VFW
(past commander); National Rifle
 Assn.; National Muzzle-Loading Rifle Assn.; director of industrial development
group.
 Elected to Assembly since 1982. Biennial committee assignments: 1989- Agriculture
(since 1983); Health
 (also 1987); Highways (ranking minority mbr., also 1987, mbr. 1985, 1983);
Veterans and Military Affairs
 (since 1983); Transportation Projects Comn. (also 1987). 1987 - Legis. Coun.
Com. on Nursing Home Reim-
bursement. 1985- Select Com. on Work Incentives.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-7461; District: (715) 743-3633.
  Voting address: 7 Huron Street, Neillsville 54456.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 302 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
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