Wilmer R. Waters
Waters was born in West Plains, Missouri. He attended Elk Mound High School in Elk Mound, Wisconsin before attending the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During World War II, he served in the United States Navy.
Waters was elected to the Assembly in 1966. He was defeated in his 1968 reelection bid by Joseph Looby, initially losing by a single vote, but after review by the circuit court, the judge declared the margin was two votes. In addition, Waters was president of the Eau Claire, Wisconsin City Council. He was a Republican.
- "Wilmer (Rufe) Waters Is Interested in Eau Claire First". The Daily Telegram. October 21, 1966. p. 2. Retrieved July 12, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Sheriff, Assemblyman and Senate Victories". The Daily Telegram. November 9, 1966. p. 6. Retrieved July 12, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Members of the Assembly". Wisconsin Blue Book. Retrieved 2014-02-14.
- "State Solon Hopes to Avoid Election Disputes in Future". The Daily Telegram. January 24, 1969. p. 1. Retrieved July 13, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Looby Seated by Assembly; Dispute Ends". The Daily Telegram. January 28, 1969. p. 1. Retrieved July 13, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
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