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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1958

Biographies and pictures of constitutional officers, supreme court justices, members of Congress, members of legislature,   pp. [1]-68 PDF (22.7 MB)

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MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY                         47
     SCHMEICHEL               RIEHLE               LUEDTKE
     Manitowoc, 2nd        Marathon, 1st         Marathon, 2nd
  EWALD J. SCHMEICHEL (Rep.) born at Two Rivers Dec. 22, 1889.
Graduate Two Rivers High School 1909; B.E. Oshkosh State College
1931; attended summer sessions Stout Institute, Oshkosh State Col-
lege, University of Wisconsin. Instructor Hayward High School 1912-14;
principal Winter State Graded School 1914-18 and Manitowoc Junior
High School 1918-19; instructor Two Rivers vocational and high school
1951-56. Employment manager Hamilton Mfg. Co., Two Rivers, 1919-21;
member Two Rivers Board of Education 1919-21. Now retired. Past
president and for past 15 years secretary Two Rivers Lions Club;
past president and current director Two Rivers Red Cross; past presi-
dent and currently director Manitowoc County unit Wisconsin Easter
Seal Society. Elected to assembly 1956. Home Address: 1723 28th St.,
Two Rivers.
  Manitowoc County, 2nd district: Towns of Cato, Centerville, Coopers-
town, Eaton, Franklin, Gibson, Kossuth, Liberty, Maple Grove, Meeme,
Mishicot, Rockland, Schleswig, Two Creeks, Two Rivers; villages of
Reedsville, Mishicot, Valders; that part of the city of Kiel in Man-
itowoc County and city of Two Rivers.
  BEN RIEHLE     (Dem.) born May 15, 1897, Town of Rietbrock. In
1906 his father started first farmers' creamery in the community in
which he lived. Completed 8th grade. Dairy farmer all his life. Con-
nected with milk plants practically all his life, including serving for
8 years as president of a milk plant with an annual volume of 30 million
pounds of milk. School treasurer 1925-40; county supervisor 1941-42;
chairman P.M.A. 1936-39. World War I veteran, having served in motor
transport Aug. 1918-Mar. 1919. Serving 2nd term in legislature. Home
Address: Route 3, Athens.
  Marathon County, 1st district, see p. 66.
  PAUL A. LUEDTKE (Rep.) born Wausau Aug. 24, 1888. Educated
in elementary and parochial schools and later took commercial busi-
ness course. After completing apprenticeship as decorator and wood
finisher worked 8 years in this field. At age of 28 went into business
for himself. Since then has operated a paint and wall paper, decorat-
ing and wood finishing business employing a crew of men who are
decorators and woodfinishers. Has held a number of public offices:
president city council; alderman and supervisor; chairman city equali-
zation  and  tax  board; chairman   county  board; member county
highway   committee, county   traffic committee, county   board   of
health, county park board. Honorary member Veterans of Foreign
Wars. This is his 8th term    in the assembly. Home Address: 118
Second Ave., S., Wausau.
  Marathon County, 2nd district: Towns of Maine, Ringle, Texas,
Wausau, Weston; villages of Brokaw, Rothschild; cities of Schofield,
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