Phil Garthwaite

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Phil Garthwaite
Phil Garthwaite 2009.jpg
Garthwaite in 2009
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 49th district
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
Succeeded by Travis Tranel
Personal details
Born (1972-10-06) October 6, 1972 (age 44)
Lancaster, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic
Occupation farmer, radio broadcaster

Phil Garthwaite (born October 6, 1972) was a Democratic Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 49th Assembly District from 2006 until his defeat in 2010. He was a member of the Committees on Agriculture, Transportation, Rural Affairs, and Rural Economic Development and the Council on Highway Safety.

Garthwaite attended UW-River Falls. He is a graduate of Continental Auctioneers University in Mankato, MN and Madison Media Institute. He is a former radio director and on-air personality. He is also a farmer manager and member of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting and the National Dairy Shrine.

He was defeated for re-election by Travis Tranel in 2010.


Phil Garthwaite has received his education from the following institutions:

  • Graduated, Madison Media Institute, 1999
  • Attended, Agricultural Communications, University of Wisconsin, River Falls 1991-1995
  • Graduated, Continental Auctioneers University, Mankato, Montana, 1993[1]

Political Experience[edit]

Phil Garthwaite has had the following political experience:

  • Candidate, Wisconsin Assembly, District 49, 2010
  • Assembly Member, Wisconsin State Assembly, 2006–present[1]

Professional Experience[edit]

Phil Garthwaite has had the following professional experience:

  • Farm Manager
  • Farm Radio Broadcaster/Director[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Phil Garthwaite's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 

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