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politician , member of the Wisconsin State Assembly

Daniel Paul Vrakas, American state legislator. Named Friend of Agriculture, Wisconsin Farm Bureau, since 1992, Champion of Commerce, Milwaukee Metropolitan Area Chamber of Commerce, 1992. Member American Cancer Society; vice president connection board directors Waukesha County Mediation Center; board directors Waukesha and Washington County Republican Party. Member Hartland, Waukesha and Delafield Chamber of Commerce, Lake Country Rotary.

Background

Vrakas, Daniel Paul was born on October 31, 1955 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

Education

Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Vrakas graduated from Waukesha High School (now Waukesha South) in 1974 and from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point in 1979.

Career

He was a former restaurant owner. Vrakas lives in Waukesha County’s Lake Country area. From 1991 to 2005, Vrakas served in the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 33rd Assembly District.

In the Assembly, he was the Republican Caucus Chairman. In 2005, he resigned from the Assembly to run for County Executive of Waukesha County. He was elected County Executive in a special election held on October 18, 2005 and was re-elected to serve a four-year term in 2006, and again in 2011.

In November 2014, Vrakas announced that he would retire as Waukesha County Executive. He confirmed that he had been treated for prostrate cancer.

Membership

Member American Cancer Society. Vice president connection board directors Waukesha County Mediation Center. Board directors Waukesha and Washington County Republican Party.

Member Hartland, Waukesha and Delafield Chamber of Commerce, Lake Country Rotary.