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Term: Plewa, John R. 1945

Definition:

(Dem.), 7th Senate South Milwaukee District Born Milwaukee, Sept. 22, 1945; married; 2 children. Grad. Don Bosco H.S. 1963; B.S. UW White-water 1968. Full-time legislator. Former teacher. Member: Milw. Society Polish Natl. Alliance (former mbr. bd. of dir.); Federation Life Ins. of America (former vice pres., Group 3); Southside Business-men's Assn. (Civic Affairs chm.); Wilson Park Advancement Assn. and 4th of July Assn.; 20th Assembly Dem. Unit (former chm. and vice chm.); Eleemosynarians of St. Francis Hospital (mbr. bd. of dir.); Catholic Knights Ins Branch 306; St. Joseph Foundation. Former mbr.: Cudahy Jaycees; Steel-workers Union; AFL-CIO-WFT Local 212 (leg. chp.). Elected to Assembly 1972-84 (resigned elf. 11/12/84); elected to Senate in November 1984 special election; reelected since 1986. Biennial Senate committee assignments: 1995 -Jt. Com. for Review of Administrative Rules (co-clip. 1985-4/20/93); Business, Economic Development and Urban Affairs (also 1993). 1993 - Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (since 1985); State Supported Programs Study and Advisory Com. (since 1985); Housing, Commerce, Government Operations and Cultural Affairs (mbr. and chp. to 4/20/93); Labor, Revenue and Economic Development (mbr. to 4/20193); State of Wisconsin Building Comm (mbr. to 4/20/93). 1991 - Housing, Government Operations and Cultural Affairs (chp. since 1987); Tourism, Commerce, Labor, Veterans and Military Affairs. 1989 - Science, Technology, Communications and Energy (vice chp.); Labor, Business, Insurance, Veterans and Military Affairs (also 1987); Legis. Coun. Coin. on Fair Housing Legislation. 1987 - Aging, Banking, Commercial Credit and Taxation (vice chp., also 1985); Economic Development, Financial Institutions and Fiscal Policies; Select Coin. on the Regulation of Gambling. 1985-Labor, Business, Veterans Affairs and Insurance. Assembly committee assignments: 1983 - State Affairs (chp. since 1977, mbr. 1975, 1973); Consumer and Commercial Credit; Financial Institutions and Insurance; Governmental Operations; State of Wisconsin Building Comn. (also 1981); State Supported Programs Study and Adv. Com. 1981- Insurance, Cooperatives and Risk Management; State-Federal Relations (also 1979); Legis. Coun. Com. on Economic Development. 1979 - Revenue (also 1977); Rules; Legis. Council (also 1977, 1975) and its Com. on Hearing Examiner System. 1977 - Tourism and Economic Development; Legis. Coun. Com. on Juvenile Correctional Facilities (chp.). 1975 - Education (vice chp., mbr. 1973, and it. Interim Com.); It. Conn on Revisions, Repeals and Uniform Laws (Assem. clip.). 1973 - Tourism. Telephone: Office: (608) 266-7505; District: (414) 282-2659. Voting address: 5246 South 22nd Street, Milwaukee 53221. Mailing address: Office: Room 310 South, State Capitol, P.O. Box 7882, Madison 53707-7882. (Blue Book 1995-96)

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

[Source: Blue book]

114 records found

Pabst, Frederick 1836 - 1904
Pabst, Gustave G. 1866 - 1943
Pabst, Norman W. 1905 - 1989
Pabst, Richard E. 1933
Packard, Wesley L. 1918
Padway, Joseph Arthur 1891 - 1947
Paeschke, Charles August 1857 - 1935
Paine, Byron 1827 - 1871
Paine, Col. Halbert E. (1826-1905)
Paine, Edward Lathrop 1801 - 1893
Palmer, Henry 1827 - 1895
Palmer, Henry L. 1819 - 1909
Palmer, William Fink 1855 - 1933
Panys
Panzer, Frank E. 1890
Panzer, Mary E. 1951
Paquette, Pierre 1799? - 1836
Park, Byron Beach 1858 - 1939
Park, Roswell 1807 - 1869
Parker, George Safford 1863 - 1937
Parkhurst, Helen 1887 - 1973
Parkin, John 1918
Parkinson, Daniel Morgan 1790 - 1868
Parys, Ronald G. 1938
Patton, James Edward 1832 - 1904
Patzer, Conrad E. 1862 - 1932
Paul, George Howard 1826 - 1890
Paul, Les 1915 - 2009
Paulson, David E. 1931
Paxson, Frederick Logan 1877 - 1948
Payne, Henry Clay 1843 - 1904
Peabody, Arthur 1858 - 1942
Peavey [Peavy], Hubert Haskell 1881 - 1937
Peck, George Wilbur 1840 - 1916
Peck, Roseline [Willard] [Mrs. Eben Peck) 1808 - 1
Peckham, Elizabeth Maria Gifford 1854 - 1940
Peckham, Elizabeth ["Lila"] 1843 - 1871
Peckham, George Williams 1845 - 1914
Pelecky, Stan T. 1934
Pellant, Howard F. 1911
Peloquin, Bruce S. 1936
Pennings, Bernard Henry 1861 - 1955
Peorias
Pepikokias
Perala, Reino A. 1915
Percival, James Gates 1795 - 1856
Perrot, Nicolas 1644 - 1717
Perry, Melvin Withington 1864 - 1951
Petak, George 1949
Peter, George 1859 - 1950
Peterson, Francis L. 1904
Peterson, James D.H. 1894
Peterson, Merlin J. 1901
Peterson, Richard E. 1920
Petri, Thomas E. 1940
Petrowski, Jerry 1950
Pettis, Mark L. 1950
Petuns
Pfister, Charles [Frederick] 1859 - 1927
Pfister, Guido 1818 - 1889
Philipp, Emanuel Lorenz 1861 - 1925
Phillips, Vel 1924
Piankeshaws
Pickard, Josiah Little 1824 - 1914
Pier, Kate [Hamilton] 1845 - 1925
Pierce, Solon Wesley 1831 - 1903
Pinney, Silas U. 1833 - 1899
Pious, Lois 1938
Pitt, Yvonne (Yvonnie, Vonnie) Jean b. 1928-
Plache, Kimberly M. 1961
Plale, Jeffrey T. 1968
Plankinton, John 1820 - 1891
Plantz, Samuel 1859 - 1924
Plewa, John R. 1945
Plombon, David 1961
Plouff, Joe 1950
Pocan, Mark 1964
Poles in Wisconsin
Pomeroy, Marcus Mills ["Brick"] 1833 - 1896
Pommerening, Glen E. 1927
Pond, James Burton 1838 - 1903
Pontiac, Ottawa Chief, 1720?-1769
Pope-Roberts, Sondy 1950
Poplawski, Stephen J. 1885 - 1956
Porlier, Jacques 1765 - 1839
Porter, Cloyd A. 1935
Potawatomi Indians
Potter, Calvin 1945
Potter, John Fox 1817 - 1899
Potter, John M. 1924
Potter, Rosemary 1952
Pound, Thaddeus Coleman 1833 - 1914
Powell, David Franklin ["White Beaver"] 1847 - 190
Power, Frederick Belding 1853 - 1927
Powers, Mike 1962
Pratt, Morris (1820-1902)
Presbyterians in Wisconsin
Preus, Adolph Carl 1814 - 1878
Preus, Herman Amberg 1825 - 1894
Price, William Thompson 1824 - 1886
Priebe, Kenneth E. 1912
Pritchard, John 1884
Pritzlaff, Fred C. 1861 - 1931
Pritzlaff, John 1820 - 1900
Prophet, The (Shawnee), 1768-1834
Prophet, The (Winnebago)
Prosser, Jr., David T. 1942
Protheroe, Daniel 1866 - 1934
Prown, Katherine Hemple 1963 -
Proxmire, William 1915-
Puelicher, John Huegin 1869 - 1935
Puerto Ricans in Wisconsin
Purdy, William T. 1882 - 1918
Putnam, Henry Cleveland 1832 - 1912

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