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Term: Volk, John 1915


(Dem.), 36th Assembly District Born Wabeno, September 28, 1915; married; 6 children. Graduate Wabeno H.S. Full-time legislator. Licensed commercial and instructor pilot. Former farmer, shipyard worker, aircraft factory worker, truck driver. Member Aircraft Owners and Pilots Assn.; Associated Milk Producers; Antigo Co-op Oil; Experimental Aircraft Assn.; International Aerobatics Club. Former member Lions Club; Antigo Milk Products Cooperative. Served as town chm. 1947-49; school bd. member 1952- 75 (including 8 yrs. on agency school Com.); county bd. supervisor 1947-49 (vice chm. 1948). Elected to Assembly in June 1983 special election; reelected since 1984. Biennial committee assignments: 1989 - Rural Development and Forestry (chp.); Agriculture (also 1987, 1985); Education (mbr. 1987, vice chp. 1985); Highways (also 1987); Tourism, Recreation and Government Operations. 1987 - Jt. Survey Com. on Retirement Systems (co-chp., also 1985); Tourism, Recreation and Forest Productivity (also 1985); Retirement Research Com. (co- chp., also 1985); Legis. Coun. Com. on School District Boundary Changes. 1985 - Rural Development. Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-3780; District: (715) 473- 5441. Voting address: Town of Freedom. Mailing address: (office) Room 112 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953, Madison 53708; (district) Route I, Wabeno 54566. (Blue Book 1989-90)

The Wisconsin Historical Society has manuscripts related to this topic. See the catalog description of the John Volk Papers for details.

[Source: Blue book]
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