Lynn E. Stalbaum

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Lynn E. Stalbaum

Lynn Ellsworth Stalbaum (born May 15, 1920 in Waterford , Racine County , Wisconsin , †  June 17, 1999 in Bethesda , Maryland ) was an American politician . Between 1965 and 1967 he represented the state of Wisconsin in the US House of Representatives .


Lynn Stalbaum attended the public schools of his home country and then until 1936 the Racine County Agricultural School . From 1936 to 1944 he worked for a branch of the US Department of Agriculture in Racine County. Between 1944 and 1946 he served in the US Navy during the final stages of World War II . After the war, he first sold seeds. Then he became secretary and chief financial officer of the Racine County Dairy Cooperative. Between 1951 and 1964 he was managing director of Harmony Dairy Co . Politically, Stalbaum became a member of the Democratic Party . He was elected to the Wisconsin Senate in 1954, 1958, and 1962 .

In the 1964 congressional elections , Stalbaum was elected to the US House of Representatives in Washington, DC , in the first constituency of Wisconsin , where he succeeded Henry C. Schadeberg on January 3, 1965 . Since he lost again to Schadeberg in the next elections in 1966, he was only able to complete one legislative period in Congress until January 3, 1967 . This time was marked by the events of the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement . In 1968 Stalbaum applied unsuccessfully to return to Congress. Between 1968 and 1985 he was an advisor to a number of milk cooperatives and a number of electricity producers. He moved to Bethesda, Maryland, where he died in June 1999.

Web links

  • Lynn E. Stalbaum in the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (English)