The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin Compiled and Published underthe direction of J. D. Beck, Commissioner of Labor and IndustrialStatistics 1907.
The Wisconsin Blue Book. VII. Biographical Sketches. The WisconsinLegislature. Assembly, p. 1139
HERMAN L. KERN, Speaker; C. E. SHAFFER, Chief Clerk; W. S. IRVINE,Sergeant-at-Arms.
The assembly consists of 100 members. They are chosen biennially andreceive $500 for their services during their term. The speaker ischosen by the members and receives an additional $500 for his servicesas speaker. The assembly of 1907 contains 76 republicans, 19democrats, and 5 social democrats.
Douglas County. (p. 1147) Second District. The towns of Amnicon,Brule, Gordon, Hawthorne, Highland, Maple, Nebagamon, Solon Springs,South Range, Summit and Superior, the village of Nebagamon, and the1st, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th wards of the city of Superior. Populationin 1900, 18,295.
RAY J. NYE (Rep.) was born in Davenport, Ia., March 21, 1871. Attendedthe public schools at Minneapolis and Milwaukee. Located in Superiorin 1892 and is member of the insurance firm of Jerrard, Lenroot & Nye.Was elected to the county board representing the first ward of thecity of Superior in 1903, 1904, 1905 and 1906--the last three terms ofwhich he was chairman of the board. Was elected to the assembly in1906, receiving 1,369 votes against 194 votes for Frank H. Clark (Soc.Dem.) and 94 votes for B. Swanland (Pro.).
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