Walter Chilsen

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Walter Chilsen
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 29th district
In office
1967–1990
Preceded by Charles F. Smith, Jr.
Succeeded by Russ Decker
Personal details
Born (1923-11-18) November 18, 1923 (age 91)
Merrill, Wisconsin
Political party Republican
Alma mater Lawrence University
Profession Former TV News Director

Walter John Chilsen (born November 11, 1923) was a Republican member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 29th District from 1967 to 1990.[1][2]

Chilsen attended Northwestern University, and later graduated with a BS from Lawrence University in 1949. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army Air Forces from 1943 to 1945.[3]

He was a co-founder and board member of the Marathon County Workshop for the Handicapped.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wisconsin History Society-Walter J. Chilsen
  2. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1989-90 edition, Members of the State Legislature, page 78.
  3. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1989-90 edition, Members of the State Legislature, page 78.
  4. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1989-90 edition, Members of the State Legislature, page 78.