Alvin James BALDUS, Congress, WI (1926)

BALDUS Alvin James , a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Garner, Hancock County, Iowa, April 27, 1926; graduated, Elkton (Minn.) High School; A.A., Austin (Minn.) Junior College, 1946-1948; worked as investment broker and manufacturer's agent for farm machinery; served in the United States Merchant Marine, 1944-1946; United States Army, 1951-1953, recipient of bronze star; served in the Wisconsin general assembly, 1966-1975; assistant majority leader, 1973; delegate, Wisconsin state Democratic conventions, 1966-1987; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth through the Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; member of the Wisconsin state assembly, 1989-1996; died on February 2, 2017, in Menomonie, Wis.; interment in St. Joseph Parish Cemetery, Menomonie, Wis.

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

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