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Biography

  • Born Kenosha, Wisconsin, November 16, 1943; married; 2 children.
  • Graduate Mary D. Bradford High School; B.A. University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 1970.
  • Full-time legislator. Former factory worker and liaison to JTPA programs; served in Army Reserve, 1965–71.
  • Member: Danish Brotherhood; Kenosha Sport Fishing and Conservation Association; Democratic Party of Wisconsin.
  • Former member: Kenosha Boys and Girls Club (board of directors).
  • Kenosha County supervisor, 1986–94 (served on Health and Human Services Committee, Welfare Board, and Developmental Disabilities Board).
  • Elected to Assembly 1992. Reelected 1994. Elected to Senate since 1996. Leadership position: minority caucus chair 2003.

Member of Migrant Labor Council and Sporting Heritage Council

2019 Authored Proposals

(first or second author, first sponsor)

2019 Co-authored Proposals

2019 Cosponsored Proposals

2019 Votes