Dictionary of Wisconsin History
Search Results for: Keyword: 'olson'
Term: Olson, Jack B. 1920
(Rep.): Born Wisconsin Dells, Aug. 29, 1920; married; 2 children. Educated Wisconsin Dells grade and high school; attended University of Wisconsin 1938-39; received B.S. from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo 1942. Manager of a scenic boat line and a bank director. Veteran of World War II; served in Navy as PT boat commander. Member American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; chairman Wisconsin Dells Chamber of Commerce Advertising and Publicity Committee; past president On Wisconsin Travel and Tourist Council, 1966-68 state March of Dimes chairman; received Distinguished Alumnus Award from Western Mich. U. 1964, Sports Illustrated Silver Anniversary All American Football Award 1966, and Wisconsin Motel Assn. Award of Merit 1968. Chairman Columbia County Republican Party 1957-60; by 1963 legislation, was executive chairman Wisconsin World's Fair Participation Corp.; member Northern Great Lakes Area Governors' Council (past pres.); director, Wisconsin Trade Mission to Europe, 1964. Elected Lieutenant Governor 1962 and again in 1966 and 1968. Mailing address: 834 Meadow Lane, Wisconsin Dells 53965. (Blue Book 1970)
The Wisconsin Historical Society has manuscripts related to this topic. See the catalog description of the Jack B. Olson Papers for details.
[Source: Blue book]
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