2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
September 28, 2015 - Introduced by Representatives Knodl, Brandtjen and J. Ott,
cosponsored by Senator Darling. Referred to Committee on Rules.
AJR68,1,1 1Relating to: the life and public service of Dr. Ronald H. Lingren.
AJR68,1,32 Whereas, former Representative Dr. Ronald H. Lingren was born on June 26,
31935, and died on June 1, 2015; and
AJR68,1,64 Whereas, Dr. Lingren was born in Gowrie, Iowa, the son of a tenant farmer and
5grade school teacher, graduated from Iowa State University in 1960, and earned his
6Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1961; and
AJR68,1,97 Whereas, Dr. Lingren spent many years as a psychologist and professor at the
8University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and received the title of Professor Emeritus
9while maintaining his own psychology practice; and
AJR68,1,1110 Whereas, Dr. Lingren served in the Army during the Korean War and with the
11Air Force Reserve for almost 40 years; and
AJR68,1,1312 Whereas, Ronald Lingren, a Democrat, served as a full-time legislator from
131975 to 1981 for the 97th Assembly District in Menomonee Falls; and
1Whereas, Representative Lingren served on the Joint Committee on Finance
2for most of his career as a state legislator, as well as serving on committees related
3to education, health, and social services; and
AJR68,2,74 Whereas, Dr. Lingren was a founding member of the National Association of
5School Psychologists, served as President of the Wisconsin Association of School
6Psychologists, and was a member of many organizations providing services to
7students; and
AJR68,2,98 Whereas, Ronald was husband to Amy; father to Scott, Kristin, and Katie; and
9grandfather to Ava; now, therefore, be it
AJR68,2,12 10Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the members of the
11legislature salute Dr. Ronald H. Lingren's public service and mourn his passing; and,
12be it further
AJR68,2,14 13Resolved, That the assembly chief clerk shall provide a copy of this joint
14resolution to his wife Amy and his children Scott, Kristin, and Katie.
AJR68,2,1515 (End)