Tom Weatherston

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Thomas Weatherston
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 62nd district
In office
January 7, 2013 – January 7, 2019
Preceded byCory Mason
Succeeded byRobert Wittke
Personal details
Born (1950-02-15) February 15, 1950 (age 69)
Buffalo, New York
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceRacine, Wisconsin
Alma materErie Community College, Buffalo State College
ProfessionPolitician
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Battles/warsVietnam War

Tom Weatherston (born February 15, 1950) is an American industrial engineer and Republican politician. He served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 2013 through 2019, representing the northern half of Racine County.[1][2]

Born in Buffalo, New York, Weatherston served in the United States Air Force as a civil engineer and was stationed in Vietnam. He went to Erie Community College, where he received an associate degree. He then graduated from Buffalo State College, where he received his degree in industrial engineering. Weatherston then joined Modine Manufacturing Company and moved to Racine, Wisconsin. Weatherston served on the Caledonia, Wisconsin village board of trustees. In November 2012, Weatherston was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in the newly redrawn 62nd Assembly District.[3] He easily won re-election in 2014 and 2016. In April 2018, Weatherston announced that he would not seek re-election to a 4th term.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 'Weatherston Wins 62nd District Race, Vos and Wirch Retain Their Seats,' Caledonia Patch (Wisconsin), November 7, 2012
  2. ^ Wisconsinvote.org-Tom Weatherston Archived 2012-11-13 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ David Michael Miller (2014-02-06). "Slaying the Gerrymander". Isthmus. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  4. ^ Pete Wicklund (2018-04-10). "Weatherston not seeking re-election to the state Assembly". Racine Journal Times. Retrieved 2019-02-10.