James Tormey was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
The Wisconsin State Assembly is the lower house of the Wisconsin Legislature. Together with the smaller Wisconsin Senate, the two constitute the legislative branch of the U.S. state of Wisconsin.
Tormey was born on March 13, 1839 in County Meath, Ireland. After residing in Big Bend, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, he settled in Tomah, Wisconsin in 1866.
County Meath is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the Mid-East Region. It is named after the historic Kingdom of Meath. Meath County Council is the local authority for the county. At the 2016 census, the population of the county was 195,044. The county town of Meath is Navan. Other towns in the county include Trim, Kells, Laytown, Ashbourne, Dunboyne, and Slane.
Big Bend is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,290 at the 2010 census.
Tomah is a city in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 9,093 as of the 2010 census. The city is surrounded by the Town of Tomah and the Town of La Grange.
Tormey was elected to the Assembly in 1890. Additionally, he was a member of the Tomah common council and of the county board of Monroe County, Wisconsin. He was a Democrat.
Monroe County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 44,673. Its county seat is Sparta.
The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Wisconsin. It is currently headed by state party chair Martha Laning.
Allan Edward "Ed" Thompson was an American businessman and politician. He served as Mayor of Tomah, Wisconsin for two non-consecutive terms, and was the Libertarian candidate for Governor of Wisconsin in 2002, receiving 11% of the vote in that race.
The La Crosse Tribune is a newspaper published in La Crosse, Wisconsin, covering the tri-state area of Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota in the USA.
State Trunk Highway 21 is a state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. It runs east–west across the center of the state between Sparta, Wisconsin and Oshkosh. The route often serves as a direct route for travelers between Appleton and Oshkosh to Tomah, and La Crosse It is a two-lane surface road for nearly all of its length, with the exception of a few urban arterials of four or more lanes. The section of WIS 21 between Fort McCoy and I-94 in Tomah is classified as a "Major STRAHNET Connector." while the route past I-94 is classified as a "Non-Interstate STRAHNET Route"
State Trunk Highway 131 is a 78.9-mile (127.0 km) state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The highway is located in Wisconsin's Driftless Area, and it passes through Crawford, Vernon, Richland, and Monroe counties. It runs from WIS 60 near Wauzeka north to US Highway 12 and WIS 16 in Tomah. WIS 131 is maintained by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT).
Tomah is an Amtrak intercity train station in Tomah, Wisconsin, served by Amtrak's daily Empire Builder.. The station house is a wooden structure that was originally built by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad. It is not a staffed station, but a caretaker opens and closes the waiting room, which occupies a corner of the original station structure.
Mather is an unincorporated community in the town of Kingston in Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States. It is located on Wisconsin Highway 173 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Tomah. Mather has a post office with ZIP code 54641.
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