Thomas W. Meaux is a former 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.
Meaux was born on September 15, 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.He graduated from Marquette University High School before attending the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, California State University, Fullerton and the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
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Meaux was first elected to the Assembly in a special election on January 12, 1982. He is a Democrat.
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