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Ohm, Howard F.; Bryhan, Leone G. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1940
(1940)

Members of the legislature,   pp. [23]-70 PDF (13.3 MB)


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MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY
   LONG            VAN GUILDER              SYKES
Adams and              Ashland              Barron
Marquette
  ROBERT M. LONG (Rep.) was born at Westfield on April 9, 1895.
After his graduation from the Westfield High School in 1914 he began
farming on the home farm where he still resides. Mr. Long has been
clerk of his school district since 1931, chairman of the town of West-
field since 1933, and chairman of the board of supervisors of Marquette
County since 1936. He was elected to the assembly for the first time in
1938. Home Address: Westfield.
  HARRY VAN GUILDER (Prog.) was born at Cannon Falls, Minnesota
on July 6, 1890. He was educated in the common schools of Burnett
County. Mr. Van Guilder has been a clerk in a store and a bookkeeper.
and since 1913 he has been employed by the Soo Line Railroad as a
switchman. He has been president of the local Brotherhood of Railroad
Trainmen for ten years and in 1935 was a delegate to the national
convention at Cleveland. For four years he was vice president of the
Ashland County Progressive Club and was a delegate to the Fond du
Lac Convention at which the Progressive Party was formed. This is
Mr. Van Guilder's second term in the assembly. Home Address: 820-4th
Avenue West, Ashland.
  CHARLES H. SYKES (Prog.) was born on January 11, 1881 at Brod-
head. After his graduation from the Milton Junction High School he
attended Janesville Business College. At the age of nineteen he began
farming in Rock County. In 1919 he moved to a farm in Barron County
on which he resided until he retired in 1934. Mr. Sykes served for two
years on the county board of Rock County and for ten years on the
county board of Barron County. This is his first term in the assembly.
Home Address: Route 1, Cameron.


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