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The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1923
(1923)

Biographical: U. S. senators, state officers, supreme court judges, state senators, members of assembly,   pp. [597]-640 ff. PDF (15.6 MB)


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600                  WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK
                SIXTH   CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
  Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Manitowoc, Marquette and Winne-
bago counties.
  FLORIAN LAMPERT (Rep.) was elected a member of the 65th and
66th congresses at the same time in Nov. 1918, being chosen to succeed
James H. Davidson (deceased) and at the same time being elected for
the regular term. He was re-elected in 1920 and re-elected in 1922.
He was born July 8, 1863, in West Bend, and was educated in the public
school and then engaged in merchantile business in Oshkosh. He was
sheriff of Winnebago county in 1897-98, comptroller of the city of
Oshkosh 1893-96, and was commissioner of the city 1914-18. He was
married May 4, 1885, to Mary C. Vetter, to whom seven children were
born, five sons and two daughters.     All of the sons served their
country in the world war, the eldest, Lt-Col. J. G. B. Lampert, died
in France, Jan. 6, 1919.
               SEVENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
  Adams, Clark, Jackson, Juneau, LaCrosse, Monroe, Sauk, and Vernon
counties.
  JOSEPH D. BECK (Rep.) of Viroqua, was born near Bloomingdale,
Wis., March 14, 1866. He was graduated from the Stevens Point Nor-
mal school in 1897 and from the University of Wisconsin in 1903; was
Commissioner of Labor and Industrial Statistics of Wisconsin 1903-11;
member of the Wisconsin Industrial Commission 1911-17, and was its
chairman 1916-17. President of the International Association of Bureau
of Labor Officials 1907-09. He is a farmer by profession. He was elected
to 67th congress in 1920 after defeating John J. Esch for the nomination
in the primaries and was re-elected in 1922.
                EIGHTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
  Marathon, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara, Wood and Shawano counties.
  EDWARD EVERTS BROWNE (Rep.) is serving his fifth consecutive
term in congress. He was born Feb. 16, 1868, in Waupaca, attended the
public schools, graduated from the Waupaca !high school in 1886, Uni-
versity of Wisconsin 1890 and University Law college in 1892 and took
up the practice of law in Waupaca. He was district attorney of Wau-
paca county three terms, state senator six years, and regent of the
University of Wisconsin. He was married to Rose Cleveland in 1892
and has four children. The eldest graduated from her father's Alma
Mater in 1917, one in 1919 and another a Junior there, while the young-
est is in the Western High school, Washington. Mr. Browne was
elected to congress in 1912 and re-elected in 1914, 1916, 1918, 1920,
and 1922.
                 NINTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
  Langlade, Forest, Florence, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Brown,
Kewaunee and Door counties.
  GEORGE J. SCHNEIDER        (Rep.) was born in the town of Grand
Chute, Outagamie county, October 30th, 1877. Educated in the public
schools of Appleton where he has always made his home. He is a
paper maker by trade. For twelve years was Vice-President of the
International Brotherhood of Paper Makers Union, a position which
required extensive traveling both in this country and Canada. As a
delegate, he attended several conventions of the American Federation
of Labor. He was twice elected a member of the Executive Board
of the Wisconsin Federation of Labor. He was chosen in convention
by the Farmer-Labor and Progressive forces of the district as their


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