Alex L. Nicol

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Alexander Lee Nicol (March 13, 1895 – July 22, 1967) was an American political figure on the state level who served as Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly during its 1949–50 session.[1][2]

Born in the small Wisconsin city of Sparta,[3] he served as an officer in the United States Army during World War I and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.[4][5]

As a member of Robert La Follette's Progressive Party, he was clerk of Monroe County from 1921 to 1939 and, after joining the Republican Party, a member of the Assembly from 1939 to 1950.[6]

Alex Nicol died in his hometown of Sparta at the age of 72.[7][8][9]