Roman R. Blenski

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Roman R. Blenski was a politician in the State of Wisconsin.

Biography[edit]

Blenski was born Roman Richard Blenski on January 24, 1917 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[1] He was known to be member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Polish National Alliance. Blenski died on August 30, 2002.

Career[edit]

In 1938 Blenski was an unsuccessful candidate for a seat in the Wisconsin State Assembly as a Democrat. Eventually he would be elected to the Assembly and serve from 1945 to 1946 and would run unsuccessfully again in 1948 as a Republican. Previously, Blenski's father, Michael F. Blenski, had been a member of the Assembly. From 1949 to 1954 he served in the Wisconsin State Senate. In 1954 he was an unsuccessful candidate Wisconsin Circuit Court Judge. He was also later an unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin in 1974 as an Independent, losing to incumbent Gaylord Nelson, and in the Republican primary for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin's 4th congressional district in 2000, losing to Tim Riener.[2] Riener would lose to incumbent Jerry Kleczka in the general election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roman Blenski
  2. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1954,' Biographical Sketch of Roman Blenski, pg. 25]