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Politician members in Wisconsin

  Louis A. Arnold (b. 1872) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Boonville, Warrick County, Ind., July 13, 1872. Socialist. Milwaukee Tax Commissioner, 1912-14, 1922-32; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1915-22; candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1922; delegate to Wisconsin convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Member, League for Industrial Democracy; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Arnold and Margaret (Greif) Arnold.
  Thomas G. Atkinson (1928-1988) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., March 9, 1928. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1973-75; defeated, 1979, 1987. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; National Rifle Association; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, on June 10, 1988 (age 60 years, 93 days). Interment at Fort Howard Memorial Park, Green Bay, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Atkinson and Evelyn (Piron) Atkinson; married to Patricia Liebergen.
  Willis Gaylord Clark Bagley (1873-1943) — also known as Willis G. C. Bagley; W. G. C. Bagley — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Born in Magnolia, Rock County, Wis., October 29, 1873. Republican. Banker; in 1934, during a bank robbery, John Dillinger shot at him and missed; Iowa state treasurer, 1939-43; died in office 1943. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Moose; Maccabees; American Bankers Association; Lions. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, October 20, 1943 (age 69 years, 356 days). Interment at Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Shepherd Stephen Bagley and Louisa (Cain) Bagley; married, May 15, 1895, to Winifred Bogardus (1874-1967).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grover Lee Broadfoot (1892-1962) — also known as Grover L. Broadfoot — of Mondovi, Buffalo County, Wis. Born in Independence, Trempealeau County, Wis., December 27, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Buffalo County District Attorney, 1923-35; mayor of Mondovi, Wis., 1943-47; president, Mondovi State Bank; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1945-48; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1948; appointed 1948; justice of Wisconsin state supreme court, 1948-62; appointed 1948; died in office 1962. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Kappa Sigma. Died May 18, 1962 (age 69 years, 142 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Alexander Broadfoot and Celia (Tillotson) Broadfoot; married, December 29, 1925, to Margaret Jacobi.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Joseph Anthony Greco (b. 1919) — also known as Joseph A. Greco — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., December 5, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 3rd District, 1955-60. Catholic. Member, Holy Name Society; Disabled American Veterans; American Legion; Elks; Moose; Eagles. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edward Julius Henning (b. 1868) — also known as Edward J. Henning — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Iron Ridge, Dodge County, Wis., December 28, 1868. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1910-11. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Godlove Henning and Henriette (Erdman) Henning; married, December 7, 1898, to Eugenia Husting.
  Edward John Jirovec (1918-1993) — also known as Edward J. Jirovec; "Mr. J" — of Miramar, Broward County, Fla.; Hollywood, Broward County, Fla. Born in Wausau, Marathon County, Wis., April 7, 1918. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; insurance broker; candidate for mayor of Miramar, Fla., 1971, 1975, 1979, 1983. Presbyterian. Bohemian ancestry. Member, Moose; Elks; Kiwanis; Toastmasters. Died in Hollywood, Broward County, Fla., July 8, 1993 (age 75 years, 92 days). Interment at Fred Hunter Hollywood Memorial Gardens, Hollywood, Fla.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  John Kannenberg (1919-2008) — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Born in Texas town, Marathon County, Wis., December 19, 1919. Mayor of Wausau, Wis., 1964-88. Member, Moose; Elks; Optimist Club; United Commercial Travelers. Died March 17, 2008 (age 88 years, 89 days). Interment at Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest Kannenberg and Rose (Fischer) Kannenberg; brother of Roland Ellsworth Harry Kannenberg; married, September 23, 1939, to Ella Rose Parent; uncle of Natalie Kannenberg Tackett (1960?-).
  Political family: Kannenberg family of Wausau, Wisconsin.
  Gerald D. Lorge (1922-2001) — of Bear Creek, Outagamie County, Wis. Born in Bear Creek, Outagamie County, Wis., July 9, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Outagamie County 2nd District, 1951-54; member of Wisconsin state senate 14th District, 1955-84; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1957. Member, Moose; Disabled American Veterans; American Legion; American Bar Association. Died February 14, 2001 (age 78 years, 220 days). Burial location unknown.
  Paul August Luedtke (1888-1968) — also known as Paul A. Luedtke — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Born in Wausau, Marathon County, Wis., August 24, 1888. Republican. Wood finishing and decorating business; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Marathon County 2nd District, 1943-62. Member, Moose; Elks; Odd Fellows; United Commercial Travelers. Died June 18, 1968 (age 79 years, 299 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of William Luedtke (1852-1906) and Fredricka Luedtke (1856-1943); married to Clara Fara (1892-1938); married, September 11, 1939, to Alta Seefeldt.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Howard F. Pellant (1911-1977) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., July 23, 1911. Democrat. Foundry worker; meat cutter; insurance agent; tavern proprietor; international representative, United Auto Workers; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 17th District, 1953-60; defeated, 1950. Member, Eagles; Moose. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., November 22, 1977 (age 66 years, 122 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Pellant and Elizabeth (Gough) Pellant; married 1932 to Mary Kazmierczak.
  See also Wikipedia article
  August Carl Polster (1885-1942) — also known as August Polster — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Born in Wausau, Marathon County, Wis., September 24, 1885. Railway freight clerk; banker; mayor of Wausau, Wis., 1938-42; died in office 1942. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Royal and Select Masters; Shriners; Order of the Eastern Star; White Shrine of Jerusalem; Moose; Royal Arcanum; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died, in St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., February 1, 1942 (age 56 years, 130 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of August F. Polster and Anna (Rubritins) Polster.
  Arthur William Prehn (1884-1951) — also known as Arthur W. Prehn; A. W. Prehn — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Born in Marathon City, Marathon County, Wis., December 1, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1912, 1936, 1944; Marathon County District Attorney, 1922-25; member of Wisconsin Republican State Central Committee, 1936. Presbyterian. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary; Elks; Odd Fellows; Moose; Eagles. Died, of heart failure, in Indian Rocks Beach, Pinellas County, Fla., March 24, 1951 (age 66 years, 113 days). Interment at Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Prehn (1860-1932).
  Michael Kieran Reilly (1869-1944) — also known as Michael K. Reilly — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Born in Empire, Fond du Lac County, Wis., July 15, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908, 1924; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 6th District, 1913-17, 1930-39; defeated, 1924. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Foresters; Elks; Moose. Died October 14, 1944 (age 75 years, 91 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Reilly and Margaret (Phelan) Reilly.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Whitcome Reynolds, Sr. (b. 1875) — also known as John W. Reynolds, Sr. — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Jacksonport, Door County, Wis., October 1, 1875. Lawyer; Brown County District Attorney, 1906-10; bank director; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1924; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1924; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1927-33. Member, Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Reynolds and Jennie (Foley) Reynolds; married, July 17, 1906, to Madge Flately; father of John Whitcome Reynolds, Jr. (1921-2002).
  See also Wikipedia article
Robert Sabonjian Robert V. Sabonjian (1916-1992) — also known as "The Rock" — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Born in Waukegan, Lake County, Ill., January 4, 1916. Served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II; dry cleaning business; acting postmaster at Waukegan, Ill., 1952-53; mayor of Waukegan, Ill., 1957-77, 1985-89; defeated, 1977; bank director; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1966. Disciples of Christ. Armenian ancestry. Member, Eagles; Moose; Disabled American Veterans; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., August 19, 1992 (age 76 years, 228 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lazurus Sabonjian and Zaruhey (Mooradian) Sabonjian; married, June 7, 1947, to Lorene Terrill; father of Robert Sabonjian, Jr. (1965?-).
  Image source: City of Waukegan
  Harry Sauthoff (1879-1966) — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Madison, Dane County, Wis., June 3, 1879. School teacher; lawyer; Dane County District Attorney, 1915-17; private secretary to Gov. John J. Blaine, 1921; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1925-28; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1935-39, 1941-45; Progressive candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1944. Member, Eagles; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose; Lions; Sons of Union Veterans; American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Madison, Dane County, Wis., June 16, 1966 (age 87 years, 13 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of August Sauthoff and Hermine (Brueggemann) Sauthoff; married, August 10, 1918, to Alice Thoroughgood Kimball; married, June 18, 1937, to Lenore Gilmour.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Tommy George Thompson (b. 1941) — also known as Tommy G. Thompson — of Elroy, Juneau County, Wis.; Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Elroy, Juneau County, Wis., November 19, 1941. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1967-86; Governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001; U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 2001-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004, 2008; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2008; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 2012. Catholic. Member, Freemasons; Moose. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
Vernon W. Thomson Vernon Wallace Thomson (1905-1988) — also known as Vernon W. Thomson — of Richland Center, Richland County, Wis. Born in Richland Center, Richland County, Wis., November 5, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Richland County, 1935-50; Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, 1939-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1952 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker), 1956; mayor of Richland Center, Wis., 1944-50; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1951-57; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1952, 1956; Governor of Wisconsin, 1957-59; defeated, 1958; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1961-74; defeated, 1974. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Chi Phi; Moose. Died in Washington, D.C., April 2, 1988 (age 82 years, 149 days). Interment at Richland Center Cemetery, Richland Center, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Alva A. Thomson and Ella M. (Wallace) Thomson; married, June 6, 1936, to Helen Davis.
  Cross-reference: John R. Petrus
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  John Christian Voss (1862-1927) — also known as John C. Voss — of Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis. Born in Germany, September 14, 1862. Democrat. Grocer; mayor of Oshkosh, Wis., 1909-11; defeated, 1911, 1912 ( primary). German ancestry. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose; United Commercial Travelers. Died in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis., August 22, 1927 (age 64 years, 342 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wis.
  Relatives: Married, May 30, 1886, to Ida Johanna Domke (1867-1954); father of John C. Voss (1893?-?).
Alexander Wiley Alexander Wiley (1884-1967) — of Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis. Born in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis., May 26, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Chippewa County District Attorney, 1909-15; dairy farmer; candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1936; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1939-63. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Sons of Norway; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Kiwanis; United Commercial Travelers. Died at High Oaks Christian Science Church Sanitarium, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 26, 1967 (age 83 years, 0 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Chippewa Falls, Wis.
  Relatives: Married 1909 to May Jenkins; married 1952 to Dorothy May Kydd.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
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