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

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                         63
         RICE              SCHOWALTER              REDFORD
       Walworth             Washington           Waukesha, Ist
  ORA R. RICE (Rep.) born Boscobel Sept. 16, 1885. Graduated Bosco-
bel High School; dental degree Northwestern University Dental Col-
lege in 1907. 1907-36 practiced dentistry in Delavan and since 1936
has devoted time to farming and legislative duties. Elective and ap-
pointive offices include alderman of Delavan in 1916 and 1917 and
mayor of city 1918-22. Chairman and member of State Centennial Com-
mittee. This is his 11th term in the assembly. Elected Speaker 1951,
1953. For 6 sessions before he was Speaker, was chairman of Com-
mittee on Agriculture, and also vice-chairman of Committee on Rules.
Home Address: Delavan.
  ELMER J. SCHOWALTER (Rep.) born in town of Jackson Oct. 12,
1894. Born and raised on farm which has been owned by family since
1843. Educated elementary schools, University of Wisconsin farmer's
short course. Owns a dairy farm with main income from dairying,
canning crops, seed grains and white clover seed. Operates licensed
deer farms; breeds and ships white tail deer for pets, forests or
estates; furnished deer to federal and state restocking projects since
1938. Has been active in local church and community affairs; former
school treasurer and town assessor. Elected to assembly 1954, re-
elected 1956. Home Address: Route 1, Jackson.
  ALVIN J. REDFORD (Rep.) born Aug. 25, 1883 in town of Pewaukee.
Attended rural schools in Waukesha County. For more than 16 years
city police officer; sheriff for 5 terms; deputy sheriff for 2 years;
served on fire and police commission for over 20 years. Formerly em-
ployed by Otis E. Glidden and Co. Inc. of Waukesha. Now      retired.
Member of Elks. This is his 5th term in the legislature. Home Ad-
dress: 240 Douglass Ave., Waukesha.
  Waukesha County, 1st district: Towns of Eagle, Genesee, Mukwo-
nago, Muskego, New Berlin, Ottawa, Vernon, Waukesha; villages of
Big Bend, Dousman, Eagle, Mukwonago, North Prairie, Wales; city of

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