Ohm, Howard F.; Bryhan, Leone G. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1940
Members of the legislature, pp. -70 PDF (13.3 MB)
40 WISCONSIN BLUE BOOK HIPKE COOK AUSTIN Chippewa Clark Columbia GEORGE H. HIPKE (Rep.) was born at New Holstein, on Decem- ber 29, 1879. He received his education in the common schools of his home town. At an early age he entered the mercantile business and at present devotes his time to the canning industry, forest products, and the selling of land. He has held a number of public offices. From 1921 to 1931, he was on the Stanley Board of Education. Since 1919 he has been a member of the board of trustees of the Chippewa County Asylum; and from 1932 to 1935 was mayor of Stanley. He is serving his third term in the assembly. Home Address: Stanley. WALTER E. COOK (Rep.) was born on a farm near Unity on Decem- ber 21, 1888. After attending the grade schools of that village he spent two years in high school. Mr. Cook has owned and operated a farm for fifteen years and has been a farm and livestock auctioneer for twenty years. He has served as a member of the council and as school treasurer of Unity. In 1938 he was elected to the assembly where he is serving his first term. Home Address: Unity. ARTHUR E. AUSTIN (Rep.) was born on January 22, 1891 in the town of Lowville, Columbia County. He received his education in the country school, the graded school at Rio, and the Columbus High School. He is a farmer and livestock dealer and still lives on the farm on which he was born. Mr. Austin has served his community as town treasurer, a member of the school board, secretary-treasurer of the Rio Cooperative Creamery, and as a church trustee. He was elected to the assembly for the first time in 1938. Home Address: Rio.
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