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WASIELEWSKI, Thaddeus Francis Boleslaw

WASIELEWSKI, Thaddeus Francis Boleslaw
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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WASIELEWSKI, Thaddeus Francis Boleslaw, A Representative from Wisconsin; born in Milwaukee, Wis., December 2, 1904; attended the parochial schools and South Division High School of his native city; B.A., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1927, and from the law department of Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis., J.D., 1931; was admitted to the bar in 1931 and commenced practice in Milwaukee, Wis.; served as census supervisor in 1940; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1941-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful Democratic candidate for renomination in 1946 and an unsuccessful Independent candidate for election in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1948; member, Wisconsin State Central Committee, 1942-1948; resumed the practice of law; resided in Milwaukee, Wis., where he died April 25, 1976; interment in St. Adalbert's Cemetery.

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External Research Collections

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Milwaukee Area Research Center, Golda Meier Library

Milwaukee, WI
Papers: 1932-1973, 3 cubic feet.. The papers of Thaddeus Wasielewski consist of correspondence primarily from his years in Congress, microfilmed newspaper clippings illustrating his political career, files of campaign brochures and leaflets, printed voting records, material from the 1948 Democratic National Convention, and personal and family biographical material. The papers also include family correspondence, campaign and general speeches delivered by Thaddeus Wasielewski and his supporters, press releases, and radio talk show transcripts. Materials are in both English and Polish. The file of general political papers contains lists of supporters and poll lists, and statements of receipts and expenditures from the 1942 campaign and from the 1944 contested election law suit brought by John C. Shafer. A finding aid for the papers is available in the repository and online. This collection is owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Archives Division, Madison, Wisconsin.
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