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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 of Wisconsin, 1961;Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin, 1964;Master of Arts in Public Law, University of Wisconsin, 1968.

Career

Worked at DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. (Madison, Wisconsin) specializing in Taxation Law, Governmental Law, Regulatory Law. Admitted to the bar, 1964, Wisconsin and United States. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin.

Phi Alpha Delta. Staff Attorney, Wisconsin Legislative Council, 1968-1971. Counsel and Staff Director, Senate Republican Caucus, 1971-1979. Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Administration, 1986-1996.

Member, 1974-1980 and Chairman, 1977, 1979, Wisconsin State Elections Board. Member: Wisconsin State Board of Canvassers, 1977, 1979. Legislative Council Committee on Public Service Committee Rate Procedures, 1980.

Committee on False Representation in Elections, 1981. Member, University of Wisconsin Public Utility Institute Board, 1983-1985. Member: Dane County and American Bar Associations.

State Bar of Wisconsin.

Membership

Member, 1974-1980 and Chairman, 1977, 1979, Wisconsin State Elections Board. Member: Wisconsin State Board of Canvassers, 1977, 1979. Legislative Council Committee on Public Service Committee Rate Procedures, 1980.

Committee on False Representation in Elections, 1981. Member, University of Wisconsin Public Utility Institute Board, 1983-1985. Member: Dane County and American Bar Associations.

State Bar of Wisconsin.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, history, sailing, water sports.

Connections

Married Shirley Krueger, November 20, 1975. Children: David James, James William.