Helmar Lewis

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Helmar Lewis (February 7, 1900 – March 6, 1999) was an American politician and lawyer.

Born in McFarland, Wisconsin, Lewis was raised on a farm. He served in the United States Army during World War I. He received his bachelors and law degrees from University of Wisconsin–Madison. He served as District Attorney of Grant County, Wisconsin,[1] city attorney and mayor of Boscobel, Wisconsin.[2] He served in the Wisconsin State Senate from 1941 to 1944 as a Republican,[3] and resigned to work in the Office of Price Administration in June 1944.[4] He then worked in the Wisconsin Public Service Commission as a lawyer. He died in Beloit, Wisconsin.[5]

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  1. ^ "CCC Men Must Vote in Home Territories". The Rhinelander Daily News. September 14, 1934. p. 1. Retrieved April 13, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1942, Biographical Sketch of Helmar Lewis, p. 30.
  3. ^ "Americanism Bill Approved". The Rhinelander Daily News. March 26, 1941. p. 1. Retrieved April 14, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "State Candidates Expected to File before Deadline". Eau Claire Leader. June 3, 1944. p. 2. Retrieved April 15, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ Senate Joint Resolution 11