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Peggy A. Lautenschlager, American former state attorney general. Bar: Wisconsin, United States District Court (western district), United States District Court (eastern district). Named Legislator of Year, Wisconsin School Counselors, 1992, Legislator of Year, Wisconsin Corrections Coalition, 1992.


Lautenschlager, Peggy Ann was born on November 22, 1955 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Milton A. and Patsy R. (Oleson) Lautenschlager.


Lake Forest College (Bachelor of Arts). University of Wisconsin-Madison (Juris Doctor).


Private practice attorney, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1981-1985. District attorney Winnebago County Wisconsin, 1985-1988. Member Wisconsin State Assembly, Fond du Lac, 1988-1992.

United States attorney (western district) Wisconsin United States Department Justice, Madison, Wisconsin, 1992—2000, 2006. Attorney general State of Wisconsin, 2003—2007. Partner Lawton & Cates, South Carolina, 2007—2009.

Of counsel Bauer & Bach LLC, since 2009. Former member Governors Council on Domestic Violence, Madison, State Elections Board, Madison. Board directors Blandine House, Inc., Mahala's Hope, Inc., ASTOP, Inc., National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League Wisconsin.

Board advisors Emerge Wisconsin.


  • Bar: Wisconsin, United States District Court (western district), United States District Court (eastern district).


Active Democratic National Committee, Washington, 1992-1993. Committee Wisconsin, 1989-1992. Member Wisconsin Bar Association, Dane County Bar Association, Western District Bar Association, Fond du lac County Bar Association Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, house renovation, sports, cooking.


Married Rajiv M. Kaul, December 29, 1979 (divorced December 1986). Children: Joshua Lautenschlager Kaul, Ryan Lautenschlager Kaul. Married William P. Rippl, May 26, 1989.

1 child, Rebecca Lautenschlager Rippl.

Milton A. Lautenschlager

Patsy R. (Oleson) Lautenschlager

Rajiv M. Kaul

William P. Rippl

Joshua Lautenschlager Kaul Lautenschlager

Ryan Lautenschlager Kaul Lautenschlager

Rebecca Lautenschlager Rippl Lautenschlager