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                        Kastenmeier KASTENMEIER, Robert William, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., January 24, 1924; attended the public schools of Beaver Dam; Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.; University of Wisconsin, LL.B., 1952; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced the practice of law in Watertown, Wis.; entered the United States Army as a private in February 1943; served in the Philippines and was discharged as a first lieutenant on August 15, 1946; War Department branch office director, claims service, in the Philippines 1946-1948; elected justice of the peace for Jefferson and Dodge Counties in 1955 and served until 1959; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1991); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1986 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Harry E. Claiborne, judge of the United States District Court for Nevada; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990; died on March 20, 2015, in Arlington, Va.

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Representative 01/03/1959 01/03/1991 2 House of Representatives WI
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