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Edmund V. Bobrowicz Campaigning for Congress | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Edmund V. Bobrowicz Campaigning for Congress

Edmund V. Bobrowicz Campaigning for Congress | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Edmund V. Bobrowicz campaigning for Congress in Wisconsin's Fourth Congressional District.<p>Bobrowicz, a worker at Greenebaum's Tannery and organizer for the Fur and Leather Workers Union (CIO), defeated incumbent Thaddeus Wasielewski in the Democratic primary.  Wasielewski's decision to run as an Independent in the general election split the Democratic vote and allowed Republican John Brophy to be narrowly elected.</p>
DESCRIPTION
Edmund V. Bobrowicz campaigning for Congress in Wisconsin's Fourth Congressional District.

Bobrowicz, a worker at Greenebaum's Tannery and organizer for the Fur and Leather Workers Union (CIO), defeated incumbent Thaddeus Wasielewski in the Democratic primary. Wasielewski's decision to run as an Independent in the general election split the Democratic vote and allowed Republican John Brophy to be narrowly elected.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3085
Creation Date: October 1946
Creator Name:Eisenscher, Edmund
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Edmund Eisenscher papers, 1936-1956, 1999
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6051.111
Original Dimensions:2.25 x 3.25 inches
SUBJECTS
Labor unions
Men
Political campaigns

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