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George Washington BLANCHARD

(1884-1964)

BLANCHARD, George Washington, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Colby, Marathon County, Wis., January 26, 1884; attended the graded and high schools; was graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1906 and from its law department in 1910; was admitted to the bar in 1910 and commenced practice in Edgerton, Rock County, Wis.; city attorney of Edgerton from 1912 until his resignation in 1932, having been elected to Congress; member of the State assembly 1925-1927; served in the State senate 1927-1933; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third Congress (March 3, 1933-January 3, 1935); was a candidate for renomination, but withdrew after being nominated; practiced law in Edgerton, Wis., until his death there October 2, 1964; interment in Fassett Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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