Biography of CONRAD SHEARER

This biography appears on page 34 in Wisconsin Blue Book (1944)


Shearer 1944

CONRAD SHEARER (Rep.) was born in the town of Somers, Kenosha County. He received his early education in the rural schools and was graduated from the Kenosha High School and the Milwaukee State Normal School. He taught in the rural schools of Kenosha County, the Kenosha College of Commerce, and the Milwaukee public schools. For seven years he was employed at the Kenosha Post Office as letter carrier and postal clerk, and since 1907 has been the secretary-manager of the central office of the Kenosha Industries. Senator Shearer served his city as alderman from 1913 to 1919 and as a member of the Kenosha Park Commission from 1919 to 1923. He was a member of the assembly from 1923 to 1927 and in 1928 was elected to the senate where he is serving his fourth consecutive term. Senator Shearer was chairman for three sessions of the Committee on Agriculture and Labor, and in 1943 he served on the Committee on Education and Public Welfare. Senator Shearer was elected president pro tempore in 1941 and in 1943. Home Address: 520-68th Place, Kenosha.
Twenty-second senatorial district: Kenosha and Walworth Counties.


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