Sylvester G. Clements

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Sylvester G. Clements (born May 1, 1936) is an American Republican politician, dairy farmer, and businessman.

Career[edit]

Born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Clements graduated from Aquinas High School in 1954 and served in the Wisconsin National Guard. Clements was a dairy farmer, truck driver, and businessman. He served on the La Crosse County, Wisconsin Board of Supervisors and on the Washington Town Board.[1]

Legislative service[edit]

He was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly's newly created 94th District in 1984, defeating Steve Doyle by 10,959 to Doyle's 10,190.[2]

He ran for re-election in 1986, but was unseated by Democratic former Assemblyman Virgil Roberts, in a race tight enough that a recount was held. The final vote was 8,794 for Roberts to 8,603 for Clements.[3]

West Salem School Board[edit]

He now serves on the school board of the West Salem School District.[4]

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