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William H. Stevenson

William Henry Stevenson (September 23, 1891 – March 19, 1978) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin for the years 1941-1949, he served as a Republican.

William H. Stevenson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1949
Preceded byHarry W. Griswold
Succeeded byGardner R. Withrow
Personal details
BornSeptember 23, 1891
Kenosha, Wisconsin
DiedMarch 19, 1978(1978-03-19) (aged 86)
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican

William Stevenson was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin and his family moved to La Crosse, Wisconsin when he was young. Stevenson graduated from the La Crosse Normal School (now the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse) and taught in area high schools. He went to law school in Madison and was admitted to the bar. Stevenson was District Attorney for Richland County, Wisconsin from 1924 to 1926. He moved to La Crosse and was District Attorney for La Crosse County from 1935 until 1941. In 1940 he was elected to the 77th United States Congress representing Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district. He was reelected to the following three congresses as well serving from January 3, 1941 till January 3, 1949. Stevenson died in La Crosse and was buried in Onalaska, Wisconsin.

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  This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website

  • United States Congress. "William H. Stevenson (id: S000896)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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