Biography

Born Sheboygan, November 5, 1946; married; 3 children. Graduate Oostburg H.S. 1964; attended UW-Sheboygan and UW-Milwaukee. Former publisher of Lakeshore Weekly. Vietnam Era veteran; served in Army, 1969-71. Member: Oostburg Business Association (past pres.); Oostburg Kiwanis Club (past pres.). Recipient: Friend of Agriculture Award 2005-06, 2003-04; Wis. Counties Assn. Legislator of the Year 2008, Outstanding Legislator Award 2005-06, 2003-04; Wis. Grocers Assn. Friend of Grocers Award 2011-12, 2009-10, 2007-08, 2003-04; Friend of the Dairy Industry Award 2011-12, 2005-06, 2003-04; Wis. Pro-Life Legislator of the Year 2005; Wis. Builders Assn. Friend of the Housing Industry Award 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005; Metropolitan Milwaukee Assn. of Commerce Champion of Commerce Award 2011-12, 2007-08, 2005-06; NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award 2007-08; Wis. Manufacturing and Commerce Working for Wisconsin Award 2011-12. Sheboygan Co. Bd. 1988-Dec. 2002 (chm. 2000-Dec. 2002).

Elected to Assembly since 2002.

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