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us: Wiley, Alexander, 1884-1967

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chippewa Falls (Wis.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Michigan
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        • Organization: (naf) University of Wisconsin. Law School
        • Affiliation End: 1907
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Wisconsin. District Attorney (Chippewa County)
        • Affiliation Start: 1909
        • Affiliation End: 1915
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19390103
        • Affiliation End: 19630103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
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        (lcsh) Legislators
          (lcsh) Lawyers
            (lcsh) Public prosecutors
        • Sources

          • found: NUCMC data from Milwaukee Public Library for Rhodes, I.G. Papers, 1921-1977 (Alexander Wiley)
          • found: WWWA, 1961-1968 (Alexander Wiley, 1884-1967; lawyer and U.S. senator, of Chippewa Falls, Wis.)
          • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, October 14, 2014 (Wiley, Alexander, a Senator from Wisconsin; born in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis., May 26, 1884; attended the public schools, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minn., and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; graduated from the law department of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1907; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Chippewa Falls, Wis.; district attorney of Chippewa County 1909-1915; unsuccessful Republican candidate for governor in 1936; engaged in agricultural pursuits and banking; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1938; reelected in 1944, 1950 and 1956 and served from January 3, 1939, to January 3, 1963; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1962; chairman, Committee on the Judiciary (Eightieth Congress), Committee on Foreign Relations (Eighty-third Congress), resided in Washington, D.C., until a few days before his death, May 26, 1967, at High Oaks Christian Science Church Sanitarium in Germantown, Pa.; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Chippewa Falls, Wis.)
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