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Quaker Politicians in Wisconsin
(Religious Society of Friends)

Andrew J. Biemiller Andrew John Biemiller (1906-1982) — also known as Andrew J. Biemiller — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio, July 23, 1906. College instructor; Socialist Party educational director for Milwaukee, 1933-36; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 2nd District, 1937-42; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1945-47, 1949-51; defeated (Democratic), 1946, 1950, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Quaker. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; Eagles; Elks; Delta Kappa Epsilon; American Federation of Teachers. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 3, 1982 (age 75 years, 254 days). Interment at Ellicott Family Cemetery, Ellicott City, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Frederick Biemiller and Pearl (Weaver) Biemiller; married, December 20, 1929, to Hannah Perot Morris (1906-1984).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Michael James Lowrey (b. 1953) — also known as Michael J. Lowrey; "Orange Mike"; "Inali of Tanasi" — of Henderson, Chester County, Tenn.; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in a hospital, Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., November 25, 1953. Democratic candidate for Tennessee state house of representatives, 1974; Citizens candidate for Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1980, 1984; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004. Baptist; later Quaker. Irish and Cherokee Indian ancestry. Member, Industrial Workers of the World; AFSCME; American Civil Liberties Union; National Organization for Women. Still living as of 2004.
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