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James Roland Klauser

James Roland Klauser, American lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1964. Recipient Distinguished Service to State Government award National Governor's Association, 1991. een. chairman Thompson for Wisconsin, since 1986; member Governor's Commission on Taliesin, Madison, 1988-1992; board directors Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, Madison, 1991-1997. Member Wisconsin Bar Association.

Background

  • Klauser, James Roland was born on February 16, 1939 in Milwaukee. Son of Samuel and Ruth Shirley (Burmeister) Klauser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1964. Master of Arts in Public Law, University Wisconsin, 1968.

    Career

    • Attorney Chicago Title & Trust Company, 1964-1965. Private practice, Union Grove, Wisconsin, 1965-1968. Counsel, staff attorney Wisconsin Legislation Council, Madison, 1968-1971, Senate Republican Caucus, Madison, 1971-1979.

      Partner DeWitt, Sundby, Huggett, Schumacher & Morgan South Carolina, 1979-1986. Secretary Wisconsin Department Administration, 1987-1997. Special counsel to governor State of Wisconsin, 1995-1997.

      Partner DeWitt, Ross, Stevens, since 1997. Member Wisconsin State Investment Board, Madison, 1987-1997. Chairman Executive Cabinet Quality Workforce, Madison, 1991-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Wisconsin 1964.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Een. chairman Thompson for Wisconsin, since 1986. Member Governor's Commission on Taliesin, Madison, 1988-1992. Board directors Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, Madison, 1991-1997.

    Member Wisconsin Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, history, sailing, water sports.

    Connections

    • Married Shirley Krueger, November 20, 1975. Children: David James, James William.
    • father: Samuel Klauser
    • mother: Ruth Shirley (Burmeister) Klauser
    • spouse: Shirley Krueger
    • children: David James Klauser
    • James William Klauser
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