List of State Treasurers of Wisconsin

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Number of State Treasurers of Wisconsin by party affiliation
Party Treasurers
Republican 22
Democratic 9
Progressive 1
None 1

This is a list of State Treasurers of Wisconsin.

      Democratic       Republican       Progressive

# State Treasurer Party Took office Left office[note 1]
1 Jairus C. Fairchild Democratic June 7, 1848[1] January 5, 1852
2 Edward H. Janssen[note 2] Democratic January 5, 1852[1] January 7, 1856
3 Charles Kuehn Democratic January 7, 1856[1] January 4, 1858
4 Samuel D. Hastings Republican January 4, 1858[1] January 1, 1866
5 William E. Smith Republican January 1, 1866[1] January 3, 1870
6 Henry Baetz Republican January 3, 1870[1] January 5, 1874
7 Ferdinand Kuehn Democratic January 5, 1874[1] January 7, 1878
8 Richard Guenther Republican January 7, 1878[1] January 2, 1882
9 Edward C. McFetridge Republican January 2, 1882[1] January 3, 1887
10 Henry B. Harshaw Republican January 3, 1887[1] January 5, 1891
11 John Hunner Democratic January 5, 1891[1] January 7, 1895
12 Sewell A. Peterson Republican January 7, 1895[1] January 2, 1899
13 James O. Davidson Republican January 2, 1899[1] January 5, 1903
14 John J. Kempf[note 3] Republican January 5, 1903 July 30, 1904[3]
15 Thomas M. Purtell[note 4] Republican July 30, 1904[3] January 2, 1905
16 John J. Kempf Republican January 2, 1905[1] January 7, 1907
17 Andrew H. Dahl Republican January 7, 1907[1] January 6, 1913
18 Henry Johnson Republican January 6, 1913[1] January 1, 1923
19 Solomon Levitan Republican January 1, 1923[1] January 2, 1933
20 Robert K. Henry Democratic January 2, 1933[4] January 4, 1937
21 Solomon Levitan Progressive January 4, 1937[5] January 2, 1939
22 John M. Smith[note 5] Republican January 2, 1939[6] August 17, 1947[3]
vacant August 17, 1947 August 19, 1947
23 John L. Sonderegger[note 4][note 6] Republican August 19, 1947[3] September 30, 1948[3]
vacant September 30, 1948 October 1, 1948
24 Clyde M. Johnston[note 7] none October 1, 1948[3] January 3, 1949
25 Warren R. Smith[note 5] Republican January 3, 1949[7] December 4, 1957[3]
vacant December 4, 1957 December 5, 1957
26 Dena A. Smith[note 4] Republican December 5, 1957[3] January 5, 1959
27 Eugene M. Lamb Democratic January 5, 1959[8] January 2, 1961
28 Dena A. Smith[note 5] Republican January 2, 1961[9] February 20, 1968[3]
vacant February 20, 1968 February 21, 1968
29 Harold W. Clemens[note 4] Republican February 21, 1968[3] January 4, 1971
30 Charles P. Smith Democratic January 4, 1971[10] January 7, 1991
31 Cathy Zeuske Republican January 7, 1991[11] January 3, 1995
32 Jack Voight Republican January 3, 1995[12] January 3, 2007
33 Dawn Marie Sass Democratic January 3, 2007[13] January 3, 2011
34 Kurt W. Schuller Republican January 3, 2011 Incumbent

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ When there is no evidence to the contrary, it is assumed that state treasurers left office the same day their successors were sworn in.
  2. ^ Contermporary newspaper accounts indicate that the second State Treasurer's surname was "Jansson";[2] recent editions of the Wisconsin Blue Books, however, list his surname as "Jansen".[3]
  3. ^ Failed to give the required bond.
  4. ^ a b c d Appointed to fill vacancy.
  5. ^ a b c Died in office.
  6. ^ Resigned to become state insurance commissioner.
  7. ^ Appointed from staff.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Anderson, William J.; William A. Anderson (ed.). The Wisconsin blue book, 1929. Madison, Wisconsin: Democrat Printing Company. p. 148. Retrieved 2008-06-10. 
  2. ^ "EDITORIAL CORRESPONDENCE: "Except these Bonds"" (PDF). Daily Free Democrat (Milwaukee, Wisconsin). January 20, 1852. p. 2. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Barish, Lawrence S. (ed.). "Chapter 8: Statistical Information on Wisconsin". State of Wisconsin Blue Book 2007–2008 (PDF). Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau. pp. 722–723. ISBN 978-0-9752820-2-1. Retrieved 2008-06-06. 
  4. ^ "SCHMEDEMAN IS MADE GOVERNOR" (PDF). Ironwood Daily Globe (Ironwood, Michigan). January 2, 1933. p. 1. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  5. ^ "New Administrations Started" (PDF). Oshkosh Daily Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wisconsin). January 4, 1937. p. 6. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  6. ^ "Gov. Julius P. Heil Takes Office" (PDF). The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, Wisconsin). January 2, 1939. p. 1. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  7. ^ "Rennebohm Inaugurated for Own Term as Governor" (PDF). Waukesha Daily Freeman (Waukesha, Wisconsin). January 3, 1949. p. 2. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  8. ^ "Gaylord Nelson Becomes State's 34th Governor" (PDF). Stevens Point Daily Journal (Stevens Point, Wisconsin). January 5, 1959. p. 1. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  9. ^ "State Officers Inaugurated" (PDF). Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wisconsin). January 3, 1961. p. 2. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  10. ^ "Lucey Hopes to Bridge Troubled State Waters" (PDF). Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wisconsin). January 5, 1971. pp. 1–2. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  11. ^ "Thompson takes oath, praises school choice" (PDF). Ironwood Daily Globe (Ironwood, Michigan). January 8, 1991. p. 7. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 
  12. ^ "TWO CAPITOLS FEEL CHANGE IN THE AIR". St. Paul Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minnesota). January 4, 1995. p. 1A. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 
  13. ^ "At inauguration, Doyle keeps focus on health care, schools; Legislative leaders make bipartisan pledges after Capitol ceremonies". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, Wisconsin). January 4, 2007. p. B1. Retrieved 2008-08-25.