Ohm, Howard F.; Bryhan, Leone G. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1940
Members of the legislature, pp. -70 PDF (13.3 MB)
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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