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. Senate, p. 1125.
The senate is composed of thirty-three members, who hold office forfour years and receive $500 each for their services at each regularsession. Members of the senate, session of 1907, representing odd-numbered districts, were elected in 1906. Their terms will end Jan. 1,1911. Those representing even-numbered districts were elected in 1904.Their terms will end Jan. 1, 1909. The lieutenant-governor ispresident of the senate, but can vote only in case of a tie. Atemporary president, to act in the absence of the president, is chosenby the members of the senate. The senate of 1907 consists of 27republicans, 5 democrats, and one social democrat. Lieutenant-GovernorW. D. Connor, president; Jas. H. Stout, president pro tem; A. R.Emerson, chief clerk; R. C. Falconer, sergeant-at-arms.
Twenty-sixth Senatorial District. Dane county. Population, 1900 -69,435. (pp. 1134-1135)
ALBERT M. STONDALL (Rep.), of Madison, was born on a farm in the town of Cottage Grove, Dane county, August 4, 1865. He received a commonschool education, and later attended the Northwestern Business Collegeof Madison. He was a farmer until the year 1894, when he went into thebusiness of buying and selling Wisconsin lands, especially operatingin Wood, Clark, Washburn and Barron counties. He was elected to thestate senate in 1904, receiving 9,547 votes against 7,136 votes forJames M. Clancy (Dem.) and 375 for Lucius F. Bigelow (Pro.).
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