John P. Dobyns

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John P. Dobyns (born March 8, 1944) is a former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


Dobyns was born on March 8, 1944 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.[1] He graduated from St. Mary's Springs High School and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.[2] From 1964 to 1969 and again from 1974 to 1995, Dobyns was a member of the United States Army Reserve. During that time, he graduated from the United States Army Command and General Staff College and retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was also a member of the Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Sheriff's Department. Dobyns is married with two children and is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Catholic War Veterans, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Political career[edit]

Dobyns was first elected to the Assembly in 1992. He is a Republican.


  1. ^ "Members of State Legislature" (PDF). Wisconsin Blue Book. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-05-28. Retrieved 2013-06-27.
  2. ^ "Dobyns, John P. 1944". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-06-27.