James Flynn (politician)

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James T. Flynn (born September 25, 1944) was a Wisconsin politician. He graduated from Marquette University in 1970 and received a law degree from the same university in 1973. He was elected to the Wisconsin State Senate as a Democrat in 1972, and again in 1976 and 1980. He was elected the 40th Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin in 1982, an office he held from 1983 until 1987; at the same time, he served as the secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration.[1] After he left office, he retired from politics and took a job as a project development executive with American Medical Buildings.


  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1985-1986,' Biographical Sketch of James Flynn, pg. 4


Political offices
Preceded by
Russell Olson
Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
Succeeded by
Scott McCallum