William T. Sullivan

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For others of the same name, see William Sullivan.

William T. Sullivan (April 6, 1894 – March 21, 1968) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Biography[edit]

Sullivan was born on April 6, 1894 in Oconto, Wisconsin.[1][2] He graduated from Oconto High School before attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Lawrence University. He taught in various schools until he was appointed director of the Kaukauna Vocational School in 1927,[3] a position he held until he entered politics in 1954.[2] During World War I and World War II, Sullivan served in the United States Navy, reaching the rank of lieutenant commander.[2][4] Sullivan was a member of the American Legion, the Forty and Eight, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and the Knights of Columbus. He died at a hospital in Madison on March 21, 1968.[2]

Political career[edit]

Sullivan was elected to the Assembly in 1954, 1956 and 1958. He was a Republican.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forty and Eight politician members in Wisconsin". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2013-10-06. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "W. T. Sullivan, Ex Legislator, Dies Thursday". The Post-Crescent. March 22, 1968. p. B3. Retrieved December 26, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  3. ^ "Sheboygan Man is Hired as Teacher". The Post-Crescent. November 29, 1927. p. 10. Retrieved December 26, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  4. ^ "Sullivan, William T. 1894". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-10-06.