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Plastics company executive

Donald Edgar Tewes, American Plastics company executive. Bar: Wisconsin 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1958. Named Outstanding Alumnus, University of Wisconsin, 1970.

Background

Tewes, Donald Edgar was born on August 4, 1916 in Merrill, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Herman F. and Mabel R. (Rickman) Tewes.

Education

Bachelor in History/Business, Valparaiso (Indiana) University, 1938. Bachelor of Laws, University Wisconsin, Waukesha, 1940.

Career

Private practice law, Merrill, 1940-1942;president, Tewes Plastics Corporation, Waukesha, Wisconsin, since 1947. Visiting guest instructor/lecturer Carroll College, Waukesha, 1960-1965.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1958.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of the United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1957-1960. Chairman Governor's Economics Development Committee, Madison,1 953-56. District chairman Executive Committee, Republican Party, Madison, 1952-1956.

Member Waukesha Memorial Hospital Board, 1974-1980. Major United States Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Wisconsin Bar Association, Waukesha Chamber of Commerce (board directors 1954-1956, Special Citation 1957), Kiwanis (president 1954).

Connections

Married Myra Torhorst, August 17, 1946. Children: James F., Barbara Tewes Berndt.

father:
Herman F. Tewes

mother:
Mabel R. (Rickman) Tewes

spouse:
Myra Torhorst

child:
James F. Tewes

child:
Barbara Tewes Berndt Tewes