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              WAUKESHA COUNTY
First District. The towns of Eagle, Genesee, Muk-
  wonago, Muskego, New     Berlin, Ottawa, Vernon,
  Waukesha, the villages of Eagle and Mukwonago,
  and the city of Waukesha.
  WILLIAM A. FREEHOFF (Rep.) is a son of Henry
Freehoff who served in the assembly during the 1915
and 1917 sessions. Born in the town of Greenfield,
La Crosse county, December 27, 1889, he was edu.-
cated in the common schools, the La Crosse high
school and the University of Wisconsin. He was ac-
tively engaged in farming until two years ago when
he retired from the farm to devote his entire time to
writing for the agricultural press of the country, in
which profession he has been singularly successful.
He never held office until elected to the assembly in
1920, when he received 3,349 votes to 2,389 for G. H.
Daubner (Dem.) and 232 for William H. Roan (Soc.).
               WAUKESHA COUNTY
Second District. The towns of Brookfield, Delafleld,
  Lisbon, Menomonie, Merton, Oconomowoc, Pewau-
  kee, Summit, the villages of Hartland, Menomonee
  Falls, New Butler, and Pewaukee and the city of
  W. H. EDWARDS        (Rep.) is serving -his fourth
  term in the assembly and is chairman of the com-
  mittee on taxation. He was born on a farm in the
  town of Lisbon, May 14, 1861, was educated in the
  common schools and Carrol college, Waukesha, after
  which he taught school for 15 years, 6 of which as
  principal of the school at Sussex. For the next 20
  years he was actively engaged in the management
  of his large farm, retiring to his home in Sussex Oct.
  1, 1914. He served two terms as town clerk, ten
  terms as county  supervisor, one of which he was
  chairman of the county board. He was elected to
  the assembly in 1914 and re-elected in 1916, 1918 and
  1920, receiving at the last election 3,145 votes to 1,732
  for Judson Hall (Dem.), 210 for Martin     Henrizt
  (Soc.) and 70 for A. A. Glovier (Proh.).
                WVAUPACA COUNTY
   FRED HESS (Rep.) was born Nov. 13, 1858, in
 Winnebago county. He worked on his father's farm
 and attended district school. In 1883 he moved to
 the town of Dale, Outagamie county, where he pur.-
 chased a farm.. In 1888 he removed to Clintonville,
 Waupaca county, and three years later was elected

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