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Fred A. Risser Edit Profile

State legislator

Fred A. Risser, American State senator. Bar: Wisconsin. Member Wisconsin State Assembley, 1956-1962; delegate Democratic Convention, 1960, 64; presidential elector-chairman Wisconsin Electoral College, 1964; vice chairman Building Commission, Wisconsin.

Background

Risser, Fred A. was born on May 5, 1927 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.

Education

Attended, University Wisconsin, Madison. Attended, Carleton College, Minnesota. Bachelor, University Oregon, 1950.

Bachelor of Laws, University Oregon, 1952.

Career

Sole practice, Madison, since 1952; member, Wisconsin State Senate, since 1962; assistant minority leader, Wisconsin State Senate, 1965-1967; minority leader, Wisconsin State Senate, 1967-1975; president pro tem, Wisconsin State Senate, 1975-1979; president, Wisconsin State Senate, 1979-1993; assistant minority leader, Wisconsin State Senate, 1993-1996; president, Wisconsin State Senate, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin.

Membership

Member Wisconsin State Assembley, 1956-1962. Delegate Democratic Convention, 1960, 64. Presidential elector-chairman Wisconsin Electoral College, 1964.

Vice chairman Building Commission, Wisconsin.

Connections

Married Nancy Risser. 3 children.

spouse:
Nancy Risser