Gardner R. Withrow

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Gardner R. Withrow
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1961
Preceded by William H. Stevenson
Succeeded by Vernon Wallace Thomson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939
Preceded by John M. Nelson
Succeeded by Harry W. Griswold
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1931 – March 4, 1933
Preceded by Merlin Hull
Succeeded by Gerald J. Boileau
Personal details
Born October 5, 1892
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Died September 23, 1964(1964-09-23) (aged 71)
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Political party Republican, Progressive

Gardner Robert Withrow (October 5, 1892–September 23, 1964) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1931 to 1939 and again from 1949 to 1961, when he did not seek reelection. Withrow was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and worked for the railroad and was involved in the labor union. He was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly. From March 4, 1931 till March 4, 1933 he represented Wisconsin's 7th congressional district in the 72nd United States Congress as a Republican. However for the following term he redistricted and was elected to represent Wisconsin's 3rd district. He was reelected to the following two congresses as well. A Republican at first during the 74th and 75th congresses Withrow ran as a member of Wisconsin's Progressive Party. Withrow was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the 76th Congress. He was eventually reelected to once again represent Wisconsin's third district as a republican in the 81st Congress and was reelected to the five succeeding congresses.(January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1961). He died in La Crosse and was buried there.[1]

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Merlin Hull
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 7th congressional district

1931-1933
Succeeded by
Gerald J. Boileau
Preceded by
John M. Nelson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district

1933-1939
Succeeded by
Harry W. Griswold
Preceded by
William H. Stevenson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district

1949-1961
Succeeded by
Vernon Wallace Thomson