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Joseph Melbourne Wilson

Joseph Melbourne Wilson, American lawyer. Active Wisconsin Humanities Commission; member vestry Grace Episcopal Church, 1983—1987, senior warden, since 1986; president Greentree Neighborhood Organization, 1980; Member of Order of Coif, Wisconsin Bar Association (bicenntenial United States constitution planning committee), Dane County Bar Association, Optimist.

Background

  • Wilson, Joseph Melbourne was born on April 2, 1944 in Milwaukee. Son of Othy Melbourne and Marguerite Mary (Mills) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1969.

    Career

    • Law examiner Wisconsin Supreme Court, Madison, 1969—1970. Assistant district attorney Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, 1970—1972. Commissioner Supreme Court Wisconsin, Madison, since 1972.

      Editorial board member Wisconsin Law Review, 1967—1969.

    Membership

    Active Wisconsin Humanities Commission. Member vestry Grace Episcopal Church, 1983—1987, senior warden, since 1986. President Greentree Neighborhood Organization, 1980.

    Member of Order of Coif, Wisconsin Bar Association (bicenntenial United States constitution planning committee), Dane County Bar Association, Optimist.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Annette Olson, September 7, 1968. Children: Joshua J., Jonathan A.
    • father: Othy Melbourne Wilson
    • mother: Marguerite Mary (Mills) Wilson
    • spouse: Joyce Annette Olson
    • children: Joshua J. Wilson
    • Jonathan A. Wilson
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    Born April 2, 1944
    (age 73)
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