George M. Borg
Borg was born on December 4, 1934 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.; he was a grandson of Charles W. Borg (who invented the clutch) and part-heir to the Borg-Warner fortune. He moved to Wisconsin in 1935. Borg would go on to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison and served in the United States Army. He became an alderman in Delavan, Wisconsin.
Borg served three terms in the Assembly before challenging three-term incumbent Peter P. Carr for the Republican Senate nomination in 1966 after the district was changed by a redistricting. He unseated Carr in a three-way primary election race, and won the general election in a district of which the Milwaukee Journal said, "Democrats are as scarce as palm trees"; but resigned from the Senate on August 9, 1967. He had been reported as planning to challenge Democrat Lynn E. Stalbaum for his Congress seat; instead, the seat was reclaimed by Henry C. Schadeberg, whom Stalbaum had defeated two years earlier.
Borg died September 7, 1971 as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin on August 5. He had three children.
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