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Bablitch, William A. 1941 | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Bablitch, William A. 1941

Bablitch, William A. 1941 | Wisconsin Historical Society

Born Stevens Point, March 1, 1941; married; 1 daughter. Graduate Pacelli H.S.; attended UW-Stevens Point; B.S. UW-Madison 1963; J.D. 1968; L.L.M. in Appellate Process U. of VA 1988. Faculty mbr., Inst. of Jud. Admin. of N.Y.U. Law Sch. Former practicing attorney. Served in Peace Corps 1963-65. Member: Amer. Law Inst.; Amer. Bar Assn.; State Bar of Wis.; Amer. Judicature Soc. Portage Co. District Attorney 1969-72. Elected to the Wisconsin Senate 1972-80, representing the 24th Senate Dist. President Pro Tempore 1983 (also 1981, eff. 9/26/82); Maj. Ldr. 1981 (resigned 5/26/82) (also 1979, 1977); Asst. Maj. Ldr. 1975. Member: Legis. Leaders Fdn. Bd. of Dir. Served on NCSL's Exec. Bd. (1979) and Midwest CSG's Governing Bd. Biennial committee assignments: 1983 - Senate Org. (also 1975-81); Labor, Business, Veterans Affairs and Tourism; Jud. and Consumer Affairs; Legis. Coun. (chp. 1979, mbr. 1973-79). 1981 - Spec. Com. on Reapportionment (chp.); Jt. Com. on Legis. Org. (also 1975-79); Interstate Cooperation Comn. (chp., also mbr. 1975-79); Jt. Com. on Emp. Relations (also 1975-79); Educ. Communications Bd. (also 1979). Elected to Supreme Court 1983; reelected 1993. (Blue Book 2001-02)

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[Source: Blue book]