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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
Representative                  Representative
  WINEKE                       THOMPSON
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Representative
   TRAVIS
Joseph S. Wineke (Dem.), 79th Assembly District
   Born Madison, January 5, 1957; married; 3 children. Graduate Verona High
School 1975; B.A. in political
 science, UW-Madison 1980. Full-time legislator. Former researcher for tax
organization, service station
 mechanic. Served on Verona City Council 1980-83.
   Elected to Assembly since 1982. Biennial committee assignments: 1989 -Ways
and Means (chp., mbr. since
 1985); Natural Resources (also 1987); Jt. Survey Com. on Tax Exemptions
(also 1983); Urban and Local
 Affairs (since 1985); State Supported Programs Study and Advisory Com. 1987
- Jt. Com. on Audit (co-chp.,
 also 1985); Legis. Coun. Com. on Solid Waste Management; Transportation
Projects Commission. 1985-
 Environmental Resources; Legis. Coun. Coins. on Property Tax Collection
Laws (chp.), on Regulation of
 Nursing Homes. 1983- Revenue (vice chp.); Government Operations (vice chp.,
eff. 7/15/83); Higher and
 Vocational Education; Judiciary (resigned 7/15/83); Local Affairs; Legis.
Coun. Corns. on Regulation of Nurs-
 ing Homes, on State Deposit Guarantee Fund.
   Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-3520; District: (608) 845-9656.
   Voting address: 115 Edward Street, Verona 53593.
   Mailing address: (office) Room 232 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
 Robert M. Thompson (Dem.), 80th Assembly District
   Born Madison, November 25, 1927; married; one child. Graduate Poynette
H.S. 1945. Full-time legislator.
 Former electrician, gunsmith. Former chm. Wisconsin Conservation Congress.
Served as Senate Sergeant at
 Arms 1975-78; U.S. Marshal 1978-82. Dekorra Town Chairman since 1981; served
on Columbia County
 Board since 1982.
   Elected to Assembly 1970 and 1982; reelected since 1984. Majority Caucus
Chairperson 1987, 1985. Biennial
committee assignments: 1989 - Small Business, Employment and Training (chp.);
Criminal Justice and Public
Safety (also 1987, 1985, vice chp. 1983 and chp. of its Subcom. on Law Enforcement);
Tourism, Recreation
and Government Operations; Transportation (also 1987); Veterans and Military
Affairs (also 1987); Council
on Traffic Law Enforcement; Council on Highway Safety (also 1987); Legis.
Coun. Com. on Drug Law En-
forcement (chp.). 1987 - Assembly Organization (also 1985); Rules (also 1985);
Tourism, Recreation and
Forest Productivity (also 1985 and chp. of its Subcom. on Promoting Wisconsin);
Legis. Coun. Com. on Fox
River System. 1985 - Aging; Legis. Coun. Coins. on Time-Share Property, on
Well Contamination. 1983
Revenue (chp.); Tourism and Recreation; Labor; Children and Human Development.
   Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-3404; District: (608) 635-2154.
   Voting address: (Town of Dekorra) N4940 Highway 51, Poynette 53955.
   Mailing address: (office) Room 13 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
David M. Travis (Dem.), 81st Assembly District
  Born September 21, 1948; married. B.A. UW-Milwaukee; M.A. UW-Madison. Licensed
private pilot,
Bindl Flight School Waunakee; attended Madison Area Technical College. Former
private consultant, Senate
Democratic staff director, policy analyst, administrative assistant, political
science instructor, baker, grocery
clerk, truck driver, factory worker, produce clerk, short order cook, and
busboy.
  Elected to Assembly since 1978. Biennial committee assignments: 1989- Joint
Com. on Finance (vice chp.,
mbr. 1987, 1985); Select Com. on the Census; Sentencing Comn. (vice chp.,
chp. 1983-87). 1987-- Jt. Survey
Com. on Debt Management (also 1985); State Capitol and Executive Residence
Bd. (also 1983); State Sup-
ported Programs Study and Advisory Com. 1985 - Ways and Means; Legis. Coun.
Com. on Juvenile Of-
fender Disposition (chp., also 1983). 1983 - Criminal Justice and Public
Safety (chp., also 1981, vice chp.
1979); Health and Human Services; Elections (also 1981, 1979); Audit; Interstate
Cooperation Comn. 1981 -
Reapportionment (co-chp. eff. 10/29/81); Judiciary; Radiation Protection
Council; Sentencing Guidelines Ad-
visory Committee; Legis. Coun. Com. on Structure of Corrections System. 1979
- Revisions (vice chp.);
Health and Social Services; State-Federal Relations; Legis. Coun. Com. on
Determinate Sentencing.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-5340; District: (608) 249-4673.
  Voting address: 4229 Mandrake Road, Madison 53704.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 240 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
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