Kurt Frank

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Kurt Frank was a Wisconsin lawyer who served three terms as a Democrat member of the Wisconsin State Senate.[1]

Biography[edit]

Frank was born on March 20, 1945 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[2] He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and Marquette University. Frank would become a lawyer and served in the Army National Guard.

Political career[edit]

In 1970 Frank unseated 73-year-old conservative Democratic incumbent Senator Leland McParland, who had been in the legislature since winning office in 1940, in a four-way Democratic primary. Frank served as a member of the Senate from 1971 to 1983; he did not run for re-election in 1982, after his district was redistricted, and was succeeded by fellow Democrat Gerald D. Kleczka.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kurt A. Frank". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-10-30. 
  2. ^ "Frank, Kurt A. 1945". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2011-10-30.