Lary J. Swoboda

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Lary J. Swoboda, Ph.D (May 28, 1939 – November 25, 2012) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.[1]

Biography[edit]

Swoboda was born in Luxemburg, Wisconsin in 1939.[2] A Roman Catholic, he was a member of the Society of the Holy Name and the Knights of Columbus. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and became a schoolteacher in the Southern Door School system.

Family[edit]

Swoboda was born to Joseph and Catherine (née Daul) Swoboda. On November 16, 1968, he married Janice M. Hendricks in Green Bay.

Political career[edit]

Swoboda was a Democratic member of the Assembly from 1971 to his retirement in 1994 (at which time he was the longest-serving member of the Assembly). After leaving public office, Swoboda was state director of Americorps. He received his doctorate and became a school administrator. In 2000, he sought election to the Wisconsin State Assembly and was defeated.

Death[edit]

Lary Swoboda died on November 25, 2012, aged 73, from a heart attack.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lary Swoboda obituary by Green Bay Press-Gazette". Legacy.com. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  2. ^ "Lary J. Swoboda". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  3. ^ Lary Swoboda, Wisconsin Historical Society
  4. ^ Obituary at WDOR.com