Risser, Fred A.

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Risser (b. May 5, 1927) enlisted in the Navy as a medic in 1945. The war ended while he was in basic training and he continued with his military service until being honorably discharged in 1946 to attend Carleton College (Minnesota). After earning his law degree at the University of Oregon, Risser set up private practice in Madison and was elected first to the Wisconsin Assembly where he served from 1956 to 1962 and then to the Wisconsin Senate where he has served from 1962 to present.

From the description of Oral history interview with Fred A. Risser, 2002 [sound recording]. (Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center). WorldCat record id: 52607605

Risser (b. May 5, 1927) enlisted in the Navy as a medic in 1945.

The war ended while he was in basic training and he continued with his military service until being honorably discharged in 1946 to attend Carleton College (Minnesota). After earning his law degree at the University of Oregon, Risser set up private practice in Madison and was elected first to the Wisconsin Assembly where he served from 1956 to 1962 and then to the Wisconsin Senate where he has served from 1962 to present.

From the description of Oral history interview with Fred A. Risser, [sound recording], 1996. (Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center). WorldCat record id: 657745778

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creatorOf Risser, Fred A. Papers, 1956-2001. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Risser, Fred A. Papers, 1956-2001. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Risser, Fred A.,. Oral history interview with Fred A. Risser, 2002 [sound recording]. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
creatorOf Risser, Fred A. Oral history interview with Fred A. Risser, [sound recording], 1996. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
creatorOf Risser, Fred A. Interview, 1975. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith La Follette, Bronson C., 1936-. person
associatedWith Lucey, Patrick J., 1918-. person
associatedWith Nelson, Gaylord, 1916-2005. person
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Wisconsin--Madison
Wisconsin
Wisconsin--Madison
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Legislators--Biography
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Soldiers
Medicine, Military
Soldiers--Gambling
Legislators
Veterans
Soldiers--Sexual behavior
Sailors
Birth control
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941--Public opinion
Veterans--Education
Soldiers, Black
World War, 1939-1945--Psychological aspects
World War, 1939-1945
Abortion--Government policy
Hitchhiking
Blacks--Segregation
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