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Theobald, H. Rupert; Robbins, Patricia V. (ed.) / The state of Wisconsin 1983-1984 Blue Book
(1983-1984)

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WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK 1983-1984
                    CONSTITUTIONAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
                                                 GOVERNOR
    Anthony S. Earl (Dem.): Born Lansing, Michigan, April 12, 1936; married;
4 children. Graduate La Salle High
 School, St. Ignace; B.A. Michigan State University 1958; J.D. University
of Chicago Law School 1961. Attorney. Secretary,
 Wisconsin Department of Administration November 1974-October 1975; Secretary,
Wisconsin Department of Natural Re-
 sources October 1975-November 1980. Served in Navy 1962-65. Marathon County
assistant district attorney 1965-66; Wausau
 City Attorney 1966-69.
   Elected to Assembly in October 1969 special election; reelected 1970 and
1972. Majority Leader from December 1971 through
 December 1974.
   Elected governor 1982.
   Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-1212.
   Mailing address: Room 115 East, State Capitol, Madison 53702.
                                      LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
   James T. Flynn (Dem.): Born Sept. 25, 1944; married; two children. Grad.
Pius XI H.S. B.A. in economics,
 Marquette Univ. 1970; J.D. 1973. Attorney. Formerly state senator, teacher.
Member West Allis-West Milw. Dem. Unit;
 Amer., Wis., Milw., Milw. Jr. Bar Assns. Served on Spec. Com. on Products
Liability Legislation of the State Bar; Supreme
 Court Trial Court Facilities Project Adv.
   Elected to Wisconsin Senate 1972, 1976 and 1980. Assistant Majority Leader
(1981, 1979). Biennial committee assignments:
 1981 - Jt. Com. on Finance (also 1979, 1977 and chp. of Gen. Govt. Disc.
Group) and chp. of Education Disc. Group; Jt.
 Survey Com. on Debt Management (also 1979); Jt. Com. on Legis. Organization
(also 1979); St. Building Comn. (also 1979,
 1977, 1975); Legislative Council (also 1979). 1979- Legis. Coun. Coins.
on Constitutional Bail Revision (co-chp.), on Pre-Trial
 Release (vice chp.), on Courts' Technical Adv. Com. on Court Fees and Costs
(co-chp.), and on Law Revision; Sen. Select Com.
 on Energy; Judicial Council Insanity Defense Com. 1977 - Judiciary and Consumer
Affairs (chp., also 1975); Jt. Com. on
 Revisions, Repeals and Uniform Laws (co-chp., also 1975); Jt. Audit Com.
(vice chp., also 1975); Sen. Org. Com.'s Subcom. on
 Com. Rules (chp., also 1975); Spec. Jt. Com. on Investigation of the Conduct
of the Personnel Bd.; Legis. Coun. Coins. on
 Courts (chp.), on Legis. Oversight, on Product Liability, and on Judiciary
(also 1975); Judicial Council (also 1975). 1975 -
 Legis. Coun. Coins. on Criminal Penalties, on Privacy of Personal Records;
Comn. on State-Local Relations and Financing
 Policies.
   Elected lieutenant governor 1982. Appointed Secretary of the Department
of Development by the Governor January 1983.
Member Community Development Finance Authority (bd. of dir.); Wis. Housing
Finance Authority; Governor's Economic
Advisory Council.
  Telephone (office): (608) 266-3516.
  Mailing address (office): Room 22 East, State Capitol, Madison 53702.
                                         SECRETARY OF STATE
   Douglas J. La Follette (Dem.): Born Des Moines, Iowa, June 6, 1940; single.
B.S. Marietta College 1963;
M.S. Stanford University 1964; Ph.D. Columbia University 1967. Formerly director
of training and development with an energy
marketing company; assistant professor, UW-Parkside; assistant director,
Mid-American Solar Energy Center; public affairs
director, Union of Concerned Scientists; owner and operator of a small business;
research associate, UW-Madison. Member
Amer. Solar Energy Society; Audubon Society; Friends of the Earth; Phi Beta
Kappa. Former member Council of Economic
Priorities; Amer. Federation of Teachers; Federation of American Scientists;
Lake Michigan Federation; Southeastern Wis.
Coalition for Clean Air.
  Elected to Senate 1972.
  Elected secretary of state 1974; reelected 1982. Member State Board of
Commissioners of Public Lands.
  Telephone (office): (608) 266-5801.
  Mailing address (office): 201 East Washington Avenue, Madison 53702.


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