Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Loomis, Orland Steen 1893 - 1942
lawyer, politician, b. Mauston; He attended Ripon College and received an LL.B. degree from the Univ. of Wisconsin Law School (1917). After serving with the AEF in France (1918-1919), he returned to Mauston to practice law and was city attorney (1922-1931) . A Republican, he was state assemblyman (1929-1930), and state senator (1931-1934), serving as president pro tern of the Senate (1933-1934). During his legislative career, he sponsored many measures associated with the progressive movement in Wisconsin and was especially active in promoting the regulation of public utilities. In 1934 he was among the group that split with the Republicans to form the new Progressive party. He was state director of the REA (1935-1936), and represented Wisconsin at the World Power Conference (1936). He was attorney general for Wisconsin (1937-1938), but was defeated for re-election in the Republican landslide of 1938. In 1942 he was elected governor over the incumbent Republican, Julius P. Heil (q.v.), but died before taking office. Madison Capital Times, Dec. 8, 1942; Wis. Blue Book (1944); F. L. Holmes, et al., eds., Wis. (5 vols., Chicago, 1946); Who's Who in Amer., 21 (1940).
The Wisconsin Historical Society has manuscripts related to this topic. See the catalog description of the Orland S. Loomis Papers for details.
[Source: Blue book]
16 records found
1998 Wisconsin Assembly Sesquicentennial Marker (H
Barlow, Elmer Elbert 1887 - 1948
Carheil, Fr, Étienne de, 1633-1726
Devitt, James C. 1929
Falk, Franz Lorenz 1824 - 1882
Falk, Harold Sands 1883 - 1957
Grabner [Graebner], August Lawrence 1849 - 1904
Harsdorf, Sheila E. 1956
Heil, Julius Peter 1876 - 1949
Heileman, Gottlieb 1824 - 1878
Ihde, Herman 1877 - 1943
Loomis, Orland Steen 1893 - 1942
Mazzuchelli, Samuel Charles 1806 - 1864
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