Joseph F. Andrea

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Joseph F. Andrea (November 29, 1927 – December 5, 2002) was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate and the Wisconsin State Assembly.[1]


Andrea was born on November 29, 1927. He graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School in Kenosha, Wisconsin served in the United States Navy during World War II. Andrea was later Constable of Kenosha from 1966 to 1968. A Roman Catholic, he was a member of the Catholic Youth Organization and the Society of the Holy Name. He was married to Olivia in 1952 and had four children, a daughter and three sons. Andrea died on December 5, 2002 at his home in Kenosha.[2]

Political career[edit]

Andrea was a supervisor of Kenosha County, Wisconsin from 1968 to 1977. He was a member of the Assembly from 1976 to 1984 before serving in the Senate from 1985 to 1997. Andrea was a Democrat.


  1. ^ "Members of the Wisconsin Legislature 1848 – 1999" (PDF). State of Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau. pp. 1, 23. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 4, 2015. Retrieved 2015-07-09.  line feed character in |title= at position 37 (help)
  2. ^ 'Long Time State Senator Joe Andrea Dies,' Racine State Journal, David Steinkraus, December 5, 2002