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La Follette, Bronson C. 1936

La Follette, Bronson C. 1936 | Wisconsin Historical Society

(Dem.): Born Washington, D.C., February 2, 1936; married; 2 children. Educated Landon School, Bethesda, Md.; B.A. in political science, UW-Madison 1958, J.D. 1960. Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Wis., 1962-1964. Chairman of President's Consumer Advisory Council 1966-69; member board of directors of Consumers Union 1968-77; president of Wis. Consumer's League 1969; cochairman U.S. Savings Bond Drive for State Employees 1975-78 and 1983-85; Wis. Civil Libertarian of the Year, 1975; honorary chairman 1976 Wis. Assn. for Mental Health Fund Drive; chairman 1978 Dane County State Employes Combined Campaign; Wis. District Attorneys Assn. Distinguished Service Award, 1979. President of Exchange Club/Dane County Project for the Prevention of Child Abuse since 1982; member advisory committee to International Board of Directors of Sister Cities, Inc. since 1981. Elected attorney general 1964 and 1966 for 2-year terms; reelected 1974, 1978 and 1982 for 4-year terms. Grantee, 1965, American Specialists Abroad Program, lecturing in India and Ceylon on The Administration of Justice in the U.S. Member Board of Commissioners of Public Lands, Board of State Canvassers, Judicial Council, State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Controlled Substances Board, Group Insurance Board, Council on Criminal Justice. Telephone (office): (608) 266-1221. Mailing address (office): Room 114 East, State Capitol, Madison 53702. (Blue Book 1985-86)

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[Source: Blue book]