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Lee S. Dreyfus

AKA Lee Sherman Dreyfus

Born: 20-Jun-1926
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI
Died: 2-Jan-2008
Location of death: Waukesha, WI
Cause of death: Respiratory failure
Remains: Buried, Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha, WI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Wisconsin, 1979-83

Military service: US Navy (WWII)

Signed the nation's first gay rights law in 1982.

Wife: Joyce Mae Unke (m. 5-Apr-1947, d. 15-Mar-2012 complications of surgery, one son, one daughter)
Son: Lee S. Dreyfus, Jr. (circuit judge)
Daughter: Susan Dreyfus Fosdick

    High School: Washington High School, Milwaukee, WI
    University: BA, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1949)
    University: MA, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1952)
    University: PhD Communication, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1957)
    Professor: Speech and Television, University of Wisconsin at Madison
    Administrator: President, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point (1967-72)
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point (1972-78)
    Administrator: Regent, University of Wisconsin

    Governor of Wisconsin (1-Jan-1979 to 3-Jan-1983)
    American Legion
    Freemasonry
    Young Men's Christian Association Stevens Point
    Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Knee Replacement
    Heart Bypass Operation (quintuple)


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