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George Washington Blanchard (January 26, 1884 – October 2, 1964) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1933 to 1935. He was a Republican. He represented Wisconsin's 1st congressional district in the 73rd United States Congress. He was elected in the election of 1932 receiving 48.5% of the vote.

George Washington Blanchard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Preceded byThomas Ryum Amlie
Succeeded byThomas Ryum Amlie
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
In office
Member of the Wisconsin State Senate
In office
Personal details
BornJanuary 26, 1884
Colby, Wisconsin
DiedOctober 2, 1964(1964-10-02) (aged 80)
Edgerton, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican


Born in Colby, Wisconsin,[1] Blanchard graduated from the Colby High School and then received his bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Wisconsin. He then practiced law in Edgerton, Wisconsin. He served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1925 and the Wisconsin State Senate in 1927.[2] He died in Edgerton on October 2, 1964.[2][3]

Blanchard's son, David, was Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly.[1][2] David's wife, Carolyn, was also a member of the Assembly.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Geo. Blanchard Dies at Age 80 (continued)". Janesville Daily Gazette. October 5, 1964. p. 2. Retrieved February 14, 2019 – via  
  2. ^ a b c "Geo. Blanchard Dies at Age 80". Janesville Daily Gazette. October 5, 1964. p. 1. Retrieved February 14, 2019 – via  
  3. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book 1933. p. 440.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Ryum Amlie
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1935
Succeeded by
Thomas Ryum Amlie