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Term: Leonard, Jerris 1931

Definition:

(Rep.), born Chicago, Jan. 17, 1931. Grad. Rufus King High Sch., B.S. in bus. admin. 1952 and LL.B. 1955 Marquette Univ. Attorney. 1965 Jaycee award to outstanding men. Elected to Assembly 1956 and 1958. Assist. Rep. Floor Leader 1959. Elected to Senate 1960 and 1964. Majority Leader 1967; Assist. Maj. Ldr. 1961-66. Mbr. Sen. Corn, on Committees, Interstate Co-operation Com., Organization Com.; State Building Comm. (vice- chm. 1963-68), Gov's. Com. on Law Enforcement and Crime, Legis. Council (chm. 1967-69), chm. its Nuclear Facilities Coin.; mbr. Gov.'s Scholarship and Loan Com. 1965; pres., Wis. State Agencies Building Corp. 1963-66; vice-chm. it. Finance Cam. 1963-66. Mailing address: 626 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee 53201. 4th Senatorial District; Assembly Districts Milwaukee 3rd, 18th, 25th. (Blue Book 1968)

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

[Source: Blue book]
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