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Warren P. Knowles

AKA Warren Perley Knowles, Jr.

Born: 19-Aug-1908
Birthplace: River Falls, WI
Died: 1-May-1993
Location of death: (see note) [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Other (donated to the Medical College of Wisconsin)

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Wisconsin, 1965-71

Military service: US Navy (WWII, aboard USS Nevada)


[1] Died at the "Governor's Open" annual fishing tournament.

Father: Warren P. Knowles
Mother: Anna D. Knowles
Brother: Robert Pierce Knowles (Wisconsin State legislator, b. 1916, d. 1985)
Wife: Dorothy Guidry (b. 11-Mar-1917, m. 1943, div. 1968)

    University: Carleton College (1930)
    Law School: University of Wisconsin Law School (1933)

    Governor of Wisconsin (4-Jan-1965 to 4-Jan-1971)
    Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin (1961-63)
    Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin (1955-59)
    Wisconsin State Senate 10th (1941-55, succeeded by his brother)
    Wisconsin State Official St. Croix County Board (1936-41)
    American Bar Association
    American Legion
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Kiwanis Club
    Veterans of Foreign Wars


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