|Member of the Wisconsin Senate |
from the 5th district
|Preceded by||Peggy Rosenzweig|
|Succeeded by||Jim Sullivan|
Thomas G. "Tom" Reynolds (born December 16,1956) is a former American politician who served in the Wisconsin State Senate,representing the 5th district. He is a former member of the Republican Party of Wisconsin.
Reynolds was born in Milwaukee,Wisconsin and graduated from Nathan Hale High School in 1975. In addition to serving in the state senate,Reynolds is the owner of a printing business and an organic-practicing farm. He has five children.
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