Michael F. Blenski

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Michael F. Blenski (September 27, 1862 – March 23, 1932) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Blenski was born in Stargardt, West Prussia. In 1880, Blenski emigrated to the United States and settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a bookkeeper. He also worked in the Wisconsin Land Office and the Mendota Hospital for the Insane. From 1881 to 1888, Blenski served in the Wisconsin National Guard (the Kosciusko Guard). He also served as a judge of the Milwaukee Civil Court.[1] His son, Roman R. Blenski, was a member of the Assembly and of the Wisconsin State Senate. Another son, Michael, Jr.; was an unsuccessful candidate for the Assembly in 1938. Blenski died on March 23, 1932, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a hospital following surgery.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Blenski was a member of the Assembly from 1893 to 1894. In 1906, he was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, losing to William D. Connor. Additionally, he was a delegate to the 1912 Democratic National Convention, where he was a member of the Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blenski family of Wisconsin". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 
  2. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1893,' Biographical Sketch of Michael F. Blenski, pg. 648
  3. ^ 'Vet Jurist At Milwaukee Passes Away,' Manitowoc Herald News, March 24, 1932, pg. 1