Dictionary of Wisconsin History
Search Results for: Keyword: 'nelson'
Term: Burke, Brian B. 1958
Definition: (Dem.), 3rd Senate District Born Milwaukee, April 19, 1958; married; 3 daughters. Graduate Washington H.S. (Milwaukee); B.A. in history and political science. Phi Beta Kappa. magna cum laude. Marquette U. 1978: J.D. Georgetown U. Law Center 1981. Former member: Milwaukee Public Library (bd. of trustees) ; Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission; Milwaukee Redevelopment Authority; Georgetown International Law Journal (editorial bd. mbr.); Graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation- Milwaukee Division Citizens Academy 1999. Recipient: 1000 Friends of Wisconsin Gaylord Nelson Award 2000; Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault Voices of Courage in Public Policy 2000; Equal Justice Coalition of the Wisconsin State Bar Partners for Survival Award 2000; Renew Wisconsin Clean Energy Leadership Award 1999; Attorney General's Award for Outstanding Leadership on Law Enforcement Issues 1999; Dept. of the Army Commander's Award for Public Service 1999; Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Outstanding Service Award 1992-2000; Environmental Decade Clean 16 Award 1989-98 and Environmental Leadership Award 1996 and 1998; Wisconsin Council of Vietnam Veterans Legislator of the Year Award 1997-98 and 1999-2000; Milwaukee Shepherd Express Readers Choice for State Senator of the Year 1997 and 1998; Milwaukee Magazine Top 10 State Legislators Commendation 1997; Urban Transit Association Legislator of the Year Award 1997; Friends of the Menomonee River Riverkeeper Award 1996; Milwaukee Business Journal "40 Under 40" Leaders Award 1996; Cesar Chavez Humanitarian Award 1994; United Community Center Friend of the Hispanic Community Award 1994; Nature Conservancy Bridge Builder Award 1994; Friend of the Wis. Jewish Community Award 1992; Milwaukee Journal 90 People for the 1990's Accolade 1989. Milwaukee Common Council 1984-88. Finance; Jt. Legislative Council (since 1993); State Capitol and Executive Residence Bd.; University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority (hd. of dir.); Wisconsin Center District Bd. (since 1995); Environmental Education Bd. (since 1995); Bicycle Coordinating Council. 1999 - Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation Public Policy Com. (co-chp.). Telephone: Office: (608) 266-8535; District: (800) 249-8173 (toll free). E-mail address: Sen.Burke@leeis.state.wi. us. (Blue Book 2001-2002)
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42 records found
Albion Academy (Historic Marker)
Barber, Joel Allen 1809 - 1881
Bergh, Johan Arndt 1847 - 1927
Black, Spencer 1950
Burke, Brian B. 1958
Civil War: 13th Infantry
Davidson, John Nelson 1848 - 1945
Democratic Party (in Wisconsin)
Denniston House (Historic Marker Erected 1969)
Dewey, Nelson 1813 - 1889
Four Lakes, City of the
Homme, Even Johnson 1843 - 1903
Hulst, Nelson Powell 1842 - 1923
Little Bohemia raid
Ludington, Harrison 1812 - 1891
Ludington, Nelson 1818 - 1883
Lumberjacks' nicknames (logging)
Nelson Dewey-First Governor of Wisconsin (Historic
Nelson [origin of place name]
Nelson, Adolphys Peter 1872 - 1927
Nelson, Buffalo Co.
Nelson, Gaylord A. 1916-2005
Nelson, George Bliss 1876 - 1943
Nelson, John Mandt 1870 - 1955
Nelson, Town of, Buffalo Co.
Nelson, Village of, Buffalo Co.
Nelsonville (historical), Eau Claire Co.
Nelsonville, Portage Co.
Nelsonville, Village of, Portage Co.
Neville, Arthur Courtenay 1850 - 1929
Notestein, Barbara 1949
Outdoor Recreation Act Program (ORAP)
Paine, Edward Lathrop 1801 - 1893
Stone, John Nelson 1835 - 1919
timeline of Wisconsin history, 1836-1899
Tittemore, James Nelson 1864 - 1949
Tweedy, John Hubbard 1814 - 1891
Wells, Horatio Nelson 1808 - 1858