George Washington Blanchard

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George Washington Blanchard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Preceded by Thomas Ryum Amlie
Succeeded by Thomas Ryum Amlie
Personal details
Born January 26, 1884
Colby, Wisconsin
Died October 2, 1964(1964-10-02) (aged 80)
Edgerton, Wisconsin
Political party Republican

George Washington Blanchard (January 26, 1884 – October 2, 1964) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1933 to 1935. He was a Republican. He represented Wisconsin's 1st congressional district in the 73rd United States Congress. He was elected in the election of 1932 receiving 48.5% of the vote.

Biography[edit]

Born in Colby, Wisconsin, Blanchard graduated from the Colby High School and then received his bachelor's and law degrees from University of Wisconsin–Madison. He then practiced law in Edgerton, Wisconsin. He then served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1925 and then the Wisconsin State Senate in 1927. He died in Edgerton on October 2, 1964.[1]

Blanchard's son, David, would serve as Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly. David's wife, Carolyn, was also a member of the Assembly.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1933,' Biographical Sketch of George W. Blanchard, pg. 440

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Ryum Amlie
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Succeeded by
Thomas Ryum Amlie