Thomas Ryum Amlie

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Thomas Ryum Amlie
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Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Wisconsin's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1935 January 3, 1939
Preceded by George Washington Blanchard
Succeeded by Stephen Bolles
Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Wisconsin's 1st district
In office
October 13, 1931 March 3, 1933
Preceded by Henry A. Cooper
Succeeded by George Washington Blanchard
Personal details
Born April 17, 1897
Binford, North Dakota
Died August 22, 1973(1973-08-22) (aged 76)
Madison, Wisconsin
Political party

Republican

Wisconsin Progressive Party

Thomas Ryum Amlie (April 17, 1897 August 22, 1973) was a U.S. representative from Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin A north-central state of the United States of America

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Elected to congress as a member of the Republican Party from 1931 to 1933 and again from 1935 to 1939 as a member of the Wisconsin Progressive Party. He was elected as the representative of Wisconsin's 1st congressional district's to the 72nd United States Congress to replace Henry A. Cooper who had died in office serving from October 13, 1931 till March 3, 1933. He then was reelected to the 74th and 75th United States Congresses and served from January 3, 1935 till January 3, 1939.

Republican Party (United States) political party in the United States

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major political parties in the United States; the other is its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

The Wisconsin Progressive Party (1934–1946) was a political party that briefly held a dominant role in Wisconsin politics.

Wisconsins 1st congressional district

Wisconsin's 1st congressional district is a congressional district of the United States House of Representatives in southeastern Wisconsin, covering Kenosha County, Racine County, and most of Walworth County, as well as portions of Rock County, Waukesha County, and Milwaukee County. The district's current Representative is Republican Bryan Steil.

Biography

Born on a farm near Binford, North Dakota, Amlie went to the Cooperstown, North Dakota high school and then to the University of North Dakota and University of Minnesota. Amlie received his law degree from University of Wisconsin Law School and practiced law first in Beloit, Wisconsin and then in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. [1] President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Amlie to the Interstate Commerce Commission, but Amlie asked that the nomination be withdrawn. Amlie died in Madison, Wisconsin.

Binford, North Dakota City in North Dakota, United States

Binford is a city in Griggs County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 183 at the 2010 census. Binford was founded in 1899.

Cooperstown, North Dakota City in North Dakota, United States

Cooperstown is a city in Griggs County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Griggs County. The population was 984 at the 2010 census. Cooperstown was founded in 1882.

University of North Dakota

The University of North Dakota is a public research university in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Established by the Dakota Territorial Assembly in 1883, six years before the establishment of the state of North Dakota, it is the state's oldest. UND was founded with a strong liberal arts foundation and expanded to include scientific research.

Notes

  1. 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1937, Biographical Sketch of Thomas Ryum Amlie, pg. 19

The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all present and former members of the United States Congress and its predecessor, the Continental Congress. Also included are Delegates from territories and the District of Columbia and Resident Commissioners from the Philippines and Puerto Rico.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry A. Cooper
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st congressional district

October 13, 1931 March 3, 1933
Succeeded by
George Washington Blanchard
Preceded by
George Washington Blanchard
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 1st congressional district

January 3, 1935 January 3, 1939
Succeeded by
Stephen Bolles


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